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Bountiful Blessings, Inc. (serving 9 counties across PA)
Bountiful Blessings
Assists with cleaning products, toiletries , personal hygiene items.
Confidential Address
Eligibility: Must have a permanent address with ID as proof. To be eligible for baby items the recipients child must be under 36 months of age and we require a photo copy of the child's birth certificate.
Hours: Times Varry.
United Way of Berks County
United Way of Berks County - Volunteer Center
Connect volunteers to volunteer opportunities - Administers the Volunteer and Community Involvement Holiday Guide which allows local non profits to post their holiday needs, click here to view current listings
501 Washington Street
Sixth Floor
Reading, PA 19601
Eligibility: Depends on program where people volunteer
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
United Way of Lancaster County
United Way Volunteer Center
Serves as a clearinghouse of information on volunteerism in Lancaster County. Provides the following services: - Administers Get Connected, a web-based volunteer matching application for individuals, nonprofit agencies and corporations - Administers Corporate Volunteer Network - Recruits volunteers for non-profit agencies - Publishes bi-weekly newspaper column advocating volunteerism - Promotes volunteer recognition - Publishes directories listing volunteer opportunities - Provides volunteer management assistance for agencies - Administers the Student Volunteer Program which recruits and refers students to summer opportunities - Recruits volunteers for educational entities, e.g. Service Learning, Book Challenge, H.O.S.T.S., etc. - Works to connect individuals to Community Service sentence volunteer opportunities - Serves as link to national organizations addressing volunteerism - Administers the Holiday Giving Guide which allows local non profits to post their holiday needs, click here to view current listings
1910 Harrington Drive
Lancaster, PA 17601
Eligibility: Varies with individual programs
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am through 5:00pm
Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley
Volunteer Center of the Lehigh Valley
**NOTES** Click here for Covid-19 volunteer opportunities Matches individuals and groups with volunteer opportunities in the Lehigh Valley. Member agencies may access assistance in recruitment, placement, recognition, and training. Works to connect individuals to Community Service sentence volunteer opportunities. Customized workshops and consulting services are available to facilitate the implementation of a volunteer program or to enhance an existing program. Fees vary based on the nature/duration of the project. Donation Connection-Program that matches member agencies to obtain non-monetary items. See website to view needed items and contacts by agency. Administers Holiday Hope Chests which allows anyone in the community to fill a shoe box with age/gender appropriate items that are then distributed to non-profit agencies in the Lehigh Valley (exclusively) serving children, click here for information Encourage donations for dress down days in companies--proceeds go to Puerto Rican evacuees Recruit and mobilizes volunteers
25 West Third Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015
Eligibility: Individuals interested in volunteering; Organizations interested in posting volunteer opportunities
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
York County Food Bank
York County Food Bank, Warehouse and Distribution Center for Local Food Pantries, Senior Centers and Qualified Non-Profits
The York County Food Bank collects, stores, & sends surplus food to approximately 130 food pantries, senior centers and other non-profit organizations for distribution to needy, ill, elderly, those in half-way houses, children, infants, and camp programs in York County. The Food Bank charges approximately 19 cents per pound to cover expenses. Food is not for resale, nor given directly to individuals except for very specific program.
254 West Princess Street
York, PA 17404
Hours: Office Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 3pm.
A Way Out
A Way Out - Counseling
Victims of domestic violence or sexual assault can talk with someone who understands what is happening to them. Trained workers help you sort through all the feelings and help you plan your next steps.
PO Box 447
Coudersport, PA 16915
Eligibility: Individuals that were victims of domestic violence or sexual assault.
Hours: 24/7
A Woman's Concern
A Woman's Concern - Pregnancy Services - Millersville Pike
**NOTES** Currently not accepting new clients. Please let them know if there is an emergency need for diapers, wipes, and/or formula, and they will do their best to help in whatever way they can. Provides a variety of free services and programs to meet the needs of their clients and the community. Services include: - Free pregnancy tests - Free ultrasound exams - Pregnancy options education - Pregnancy, parenting, adoption and abortion education - Pregnancy and fetal development information - Support services, including pregnancy and parenting classes - Parenting Education Program - Adoption support and referrals - Abortion pill reversal information and referral - Adoption, abortion and pregnancy education - Emergency material assistance including baby clothing, formula, baby wipes, car seats and diapers - Post abortion support - Sexual health and relationship education - Referrals for housing and medical assistance - STI testing is coming soon Click here for a calendar of class dates and times All servies are free and confidential.
1102 Millersville Pike
Lancaster, PA 17603
Eligibility: Women, men, teens
Hours:
Monday, 9:00am to 4:00pm Tuesday, 9:00am to 7:00pm Wednesday, 9:00am to 4:00pm Thursday, 9:00am to 8:00pm Friday, 9:00am to 1:30pm
Adams County Office for Aging
Adams County Office for Aging
NOTE: from March 18, 2020 through April 1, 2020 Due to covid-19 directives, this service is currently closed to the public. Delivery of meals to regular meals on wheels consumers is continuing. We will resume normal operations when directed to do so. Updated information will be posted to the PA2-1-1 website and social media platforms. Thank you for your patience and understanding. *** Groups of senior volunteers collaborating to monitor the water quality in Adams County. Volunteers may conduct monthly chemical testing of samples from area streams. Habitat assessments of aquatic insects occur twice each year.
318 W Middle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Eligibility: Volunteers of all ages welcome
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
Adams County Office for Aging
Adams County Office for Aging
NOTE: from March 18, 2020 through April 1, 2020 Due to covid-19 directives, this service is currently closed to the public. Delivery of meals to regular meals on wheels consumers is continuing. We will resume normal operations when directed to do so. Updated information will be posted to the PA2-1-1 website and social media platforms. Thank you for your patience and understanding. *** ACOFA provides a wide range of services to Adams County residents age 60+. These services are aimed at keeping older people in their own homes and community for as long as possible and/or practical. Services include adult day care, care management, senior centers, home delivered meals, assessment personal care, and volunteer opportunities.
318 W Middle Street
Gettysburg, PA 17325
Eligibility: Adams County Residents age 60 and older
Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
Adams County Office for Aging
NOTE: from March 18, 2020 through April 1, 2020 Due to covid-19 directives, this service is currently closed to the public. Delivery of meals to regular meals on wheels consumers is continuing with frozen meals. We will resume normal operations when directed to do so. Updated information will be posted to the PA2-1-1 website and social media platforms. Thank you for your patience and understanding. *** A wide range of services designed to work with our valued older adult citizens. Our goal is those 60 years and older thrive in the home environment best suited to their needs. Assessment of need is done through our office and we work with volunteers and subcontractors to deliver appropriate service.
  • Home Delivered Meals A meal is provided to functionally disabled, home-bound or convalescent people age 60+.
    • Personal Care Service Provides personal grooming help - bathing, dressing, feeding, toileting and transferring.
    • Respite CareProgram designed to provide relief to the primary caregiver. Eligibility and hours will be determined in the assessment process.
    • Chore Service Minor home repair may be possible when safety and necessary upkeep is required.
    • Lifeline Alert Services Personal response system to help people live independently. 24 hour monitoring.
    • Protective Services Reports of abuse can be made by calling 717-334-9296 or 800-548-3240 24 hours a day.
  • 318 W Middle Street
    Gettysburg, PA 17325
    Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Alpha Omega Center
    Alpha Omega Center - Slippery Rock
    Offers free pregnancy testing and free ultrasound scans. Offers options education, STD education, and birth control education. Offers proof of pregnancy for WIC and the state medical card. The material aid program offers parenting classes and material assistance for children 3 and under and expectant parents. Parents or guardians can attend the classes once a week and earn "Mommy Money" to spend in our store on donated items such as diapers, wipes, baby clothes, baby furniture, etc.
    247 S. Main Street
    Slippery Rock, PA 16057
    Eligibility: Parents/guardians of children 4 and under. Pregnant or may be pregnant, or anyone who has questions related to pregnancy, STDs or birth control.
    Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 1:00pm to 5:00pm Call for a New Beginnings appointment.
    American Cancer Society
    American Cancer Society - Blair Unit Volunteer Opportunities
    Volunteer opportunities for individuals who would like to become involved with local projects, events and services for the American Cancer Society.
    1004 North Juniata Street
    Blair Unit
    Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
    Hours: 8:00 AM until 4:30 PM (Blair Unit Office)
    American Red Cross - Pennsylvania
    Volunteer Opportunities - American Red Cross Pocono Mountains Chapter
    Red Cross volunteers touch lives every day. They are as diverse as the people receiving Red Cross services. It takes all kinds of men and women to make this organization work - different ages, different backgrounds, and different skills. Every Red Cross volunteer undergoes an on-boarding process that includes a background check, orientation, and training. The American Red Cross has volunteer opportunities to match all skill sets and interest areas. When you become a Red Cross volunteer, you make a difference in the lives of others. You can learn more about Red Cross volunteer opportunities by visiting redcross.org/volunteer.
    410 Park Avenue
    Stroudsburg, PA 18360
    American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania - Volunteer Services
    A volunteer led organization. Provide orientation and training. Opportunities in disaster relief, services to the Armed Forces, Public Affairs, Speakers Bureau, Receptionists, Blood Services, Fund Development and Information Fairs.
    1804 North 6th Street
    Harrisburg , PA 17102
    Eligibility: Based Upon the Various Programs offered
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    American Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross Central PA
    As of 03/20/2020 and until further notice, due to COVID-19, American Red Cross offices are closed. Open for Blood drives only (if site is an applicable location). All staff and volunteers are working from home. Message from American Red Cross: Disaster Services: - Disaster Services Our response to emergencies in the community will continue. We are operating by practicing social distancing. All volunteers have been supplied with PPE (personal protective equipment). Casework is being conducted remotely by our team of volunteers. We are working on a plan to be able to respond to emergencies remotely. Service to Armed Forces: - Operating remotely for emergency messaging and casework. VA Hospital volunteer activities suspended, per VA hospital guidance. Blood Services: As blood drives are cancelled due to coronavirus concerns, the American Red Cross strongly urges healthy individuals to give blood to help patients in need. Through March 19, about 3,300 PA drives have been cancelled resulting in 9,300 fewer blood donations in PA - We understand why people may be hesitant to come out for a blood drive, but want to reassure the public that we are taking additional precautions to ensure the safety of our donors and staff: - We are checking the temperature of staff and donors before entering a drive to make sure they are healthy. - We have hand sanitizer for use before entering the drive, as well as throughout the donation process. - We are spacing beds, where possible, to follow social distancing practices between blood donors
    1804 North 6th Street
    Harrisburg , PA 17102
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    American Red Cross of South Central Pennsylvania
    American Red Cross, York Chapter
    The American Red Cross, a humanitarian organization led by volunteers and guided by its congressional charter and the fundamental principles of the international Red Cross movement, will provide relief to victims of disaster, and help people prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. Provides:
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    • Communications for members of the armed forces and their families - available 24 hours-a-day</>
    • Community disaster preparedness and prevention education programs</>
    • Health & safety education: CPR, first aid, pet first aid, babysitter's training, preventing disease transmission, automatic external defibrillator</>
    • Health & safety and disaster education for youth</>
    • Nurse aid testing 2x a week</>
    • Volunteer opportunities</>
    • Red Cross school clubs</>
  • 724 South George Street
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility: Open to anyone
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    AseraCare Hospice - Erie
    AseraCare Hospice - Erie
    Provides end of life care to patients and families. Hospice services are for patients who have a prognosis of six months or less, should their disease follow its normal course. Also provides personal care, caregiver support, and volunteer services.
    12664 Route 19 S
    Waterford, PA 16441
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    Avon Grove Lion's Club
    Avon Grove Lion's Club - Book Barn
    The Book Barn has about 65,000 used books for adults and children available for sale. All proceeds fund community services. This program also donates books free of charge to teachers, school students in the area, as well as libraries and active military service members overseas. Donations of used books and magazines are welcome.
    600 Baker Station Road
    West Grove, PA 19390
    Hours: The Book Barn is open April through October, from 4:00 PM-7:00 PM every Friday, and from 9:00 AM-12:00 PM every Saturday.
    Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh
    Big Brothers and Big Sisters of Greater Pittsburgh Inc.
    One-to-one youth mentoring programs: Professionally screened and trained volunteers provide guidance, mentoring, and friendship to children. Programs help children become more confident, make healthy decisions, and achieve their fullest potential in life.
    5989 Centre Avenue
    Suite 1
    Pittsburgh, PA 15206
    Eligibility: CHILDREN: Boys & girls ages 6-13 can be matched with a mentor. Once matched, the relationships can continue until the child turns 18 years old or graduates from high school. In general, the children served come from single-parent homes and/or face other risk factors.
    VOLUNTEERS: Typically ages 21 and older (there may be opportunities for high school and college-aged volunteers in other programs); must commit at least one year to the program.
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 8:00pm
    Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berk County - TEEN
    A group mentoring program for teens ages 13 and older who are already a part of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Designed to teach adult-life skills and help teens prepare for the decisions they will need to make after high school graduation. Meets once a month. It is run by teens.
    303 Windsor Street
    Centre Park
    Reading, PA 19601
    Eligibility: Littles- must be at least 13 years of age and a member of the COUL or One-To-One programs Bigs- members of the COUL or One-To-One
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Other hours available by appointment
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Berks County
    Club of Unmatched Littles (COUL)
    A group mentoring program which provides immediate mentoring services to youth upon acceptance to the agency, while the Little awaits a One-To-One match.
    303 Windsor Street
    Centre Park
    Reading, PA 19601
    Eligibility: Youth (Little Brothers/Sisters)- * must be between the ages of 8 to 15 years old to initiate application* Berks County resident * single-parent household (exceptions possible) * willing to complete application process * willing to attend Empowerment Training * have desire to be matched with a Big Brother or Big Sister and to sustain that mentoring match relationship for at least one year * capable of deriving some benefit from services of the One-To-One mentoring program. Volunteers (Big Bothers/Sisters) * must be at least 19 years of age (or 18 and attending college in Berks County) * resident of Berks County or attending school in Berks County * gainfully employed, self-sufficient or a full time college student * have access to a car, possess a valid drivers license, a good driving history and proof of insurance * willing to complete the BBBS application and training process * willing to make a one-year commitment to the agency and actively participate in one of our mentoring programs * willing to attend any support/training workshops or meetings required by our agency * willing to cooperate in the supervision/monitoring process of a mentoring match relationship
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Other hours available by appointment
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Capital Region - Site-based Mentoring Programs
    Children 7-16 years-of-age are matched with caring friends (adults, college students or high school students) for one-to-one mentoring relationships. Provides volunteers with consultation and training on mentoring. Bigs in Blue Program: law enforcement mentoring in the schools during lunch /recess. Call for additional information about these programs.
    1519 North 3rd Street
    Harrisburg , PA 17102
    Eligibility: Children facing adversity; Volunteers are individuals and married couples age 20 years and up
    Hours: Call for information
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of York and Adams Counties
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of York and Adams Counties
    Community-based mentoring program: Traditional youth mentoring program for children ages 6 to 13 years old, who are primarily from a single parent home. "Bigs" and "Littles" enjoy one-to-one outings and activities in the community. Youth who are enrolled in the program before age 13, may stay in the program until they are 18 years of age. SMART Program: The school-based mentoring program SMART stands for Students and Mentors Achieving Results Together. The high school or college mentors in the program help their Littles do their homework, read stories, play games, eat snacks, and be a positive role-model and friend. The elementary students and mentors are paired one-on-one to get to know each other and to build a positive relationship. For a list of participating schools, contact Donna at 717-843-0051. Special Mentoring Programs: Includes African American mentoring, Hispanic mentoring, Native American mentoring and a mentoring program for children with parents in the military. Amachi Program: A special mentoring program for children with a parent who is incarcerated.
    227 West Market Street
    Suite 102
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility: Adams and York County youth ages 6 to 13 years old.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Bird Refuge of York County
    Bird Refuge of York County
    Volunteer organization that rehabilitates injured or orphaned injured and orphaned herons, egrets and bitterns and releases them back into the wild. Group operates with permits from the Pa Game Commission and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife. Currently only accepting less common, delicate and state-endangered species of birds.
    1453 First Avenue
    York, PA 17403
    Eligibility: Anyone with an injured or sick less common, delicate or state-endangered species of bird. Check website for eligibility.
    Hours: 7 days per week (by appointment).
    Birdsboro Community Memorial Center
    Summer Learning Program: Camp Adventure 2020 Reading Program
    Run a Summer Reading Program. Volunteer Opportunties: Looking for volunteers and help to assist 100+ registered kids with their reading and educational activities.
    201 East Main Street
    Birdsboro, PA 19508
    Eligibility: Boys and girls ages 6-13
    Hours: 9:00am to 12:00pm (June 15-August 14)
    Blair County Library System
    Blair County Library System Volunteer Opportunities - Altoona Area Public Library
    Volunteering available to those willing to donate their time to perform various duties at the library as assigned by staff.
    1600 Fifth Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16602
    Hours: 8:30AM-5:00PM Monday through Friday
    Blair County Library System
    Blair County Library System Library Assistant Volunteer Opportunities - Tyrone-Snyder Public Library
    Volunteer opportunities for individuals interested in working as a library assistant.
    1000 Pennsylvania Avenue
    Tyrone, PA 16686
    Hours: Hours vary.
    Bridge - Empowering Youth!
    Weekly Empowerment Sessions
    The Bridge Weekly Empowerment Sessions are a unique place of support and offer positive lifestyle enrichment for teens 13 and older. They differ from other programs in that they are not crisis-oriented. The sessions are peer driven with youth leaders facilitating. It is a group for youth, facilitated by youth. Empowerment Sessions are open to all area youth, aged 13 and older, (no geographic restrictions) and supportive adults. The sessions are held Tuesday evenings inside the Lourdes Medical Center. For information about Workshops or Trainings, visit our web site or call for information.
    1499 Vesper Blvd
    Camden, NJ 8103
    Bridge - Empowering Youth!
    Workshops, Trainings, and More
    Our community programs are designed to meet the specific needs of Schools, Churches, Community Agencies, Parent Groups, Businesses, Health Practitioners, and Law Enforcement. Topics include: Team Building, Communication Skills, Conflict Management, Character Education, and Leadership Training, to name a few.
    1499 Vesper Blvd
    Camden, NJ 8103
    Brother's Brother Foundation (BBF)
    Volunteer Opportunities
    BFF invites individuals, corporations, and community groups to volunteer in helping sort and send supplies to developing countries
    1200 Galveston Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    Eligibility: Must be 14 years or older Groups with large numbers of teens must have one adult for every four teens Liability and photo release waiver required No prior drug convictions
    BSST Area Agency On Aging
    Volunteer Program-BSST Area Agency on Aging
    Offers individuals of all ages rewarding opportunities to help in our Senior Community Centers, and to serve as Home-Delivered Meal Drivers, Friendly Visitors, Telephone Reassurance Volunteers, Volunteer Ombudsmen, Foster Grandparents, Prime Time Health Program Leaders and APPRISE counselors.
    35 Spruce Street
    Suite 1
    Montrose, PA 18801
    Hours: Mon-Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    BuildaBridge International
    BuildaBridge International - Community Programs
    BuildaBridge Community provides arts-integrated intervention and education to children and families in underserved communities. In collaboration with local schools, community centers, transitional homes, and religious congregations, BuildaBridge Community delivers life skills training, artistic educational experiences, and therapeutic intervention through art-making in music, drama, dance, creative writing, and the visual arts.
    205 West Tulpehocken Street
    Suite 2
    Philadelphia, PA 19144
    Butler County Family YMCA
    Butler County Family YMCA
    Provides health and social services to families and emphasizes the development of four core values: caring, honesty, respect and responsibility. Includes independent living classes for older adults, child care, and a variety of heath and fitness resources.
    339 North Washington Street
    Butler, PA 16001
    Eligibility: Men, women and children of all ages, abilities, incomes, races and religions.
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 5:00am to 10:00pm
    Friday through Saturday, 5:00am to 9:00pm
    Sunday, 11:00am to 6:00pm
    Calvary United Methodist Church
    The Cupboard at Calvary
    As of 03/24/2020 and until further notice, due to COVID-19, service is only available to Current Clients, no new clients - closed to the public. Food Pantry
    4700 Locust Lane
    Harrisburg, PA 17109
    Eligibility: Must reside in 17109, 17111 or 17112 zip codes - Dauphin County.
    Hours: 2nd and 4th Thursday, 4:30pm to 6:00pm
    Caring Hospice Services
    Caring Hospice Services
    Hospice Program provides several caring hospice services for terminally ill and seriously ill patients. Services Include: - Pain management - Assistance with personal care - Coping - Psycho-social needs - Complementary therapies - Assistance with activities of daily living - Comfort - Nursing care - Bereavement services - Volunteer help
    400 Commerce Drive
    Suite C
    Fort Washington, PA 19034
    Central Pennsylvania Food Bank
    Central Pennsylvania Food Bank
    Organized to solicit surplus food from local industry and effectively distribute these foods through a network of community organizations including food pantries, soup kitchens and shelters. Also provides SNAP outreach services, facilitating client eligibility screenings and COMPASS applications. Central Pennsylvania Food Bank is a certified affiliate of Feeding America, our nation's largest charitable food distribution organization including more than 200 regional food banks and more than 65,000 local food distribution agencies.
    3908 Corey Road
    Harrisburg, PA 17109
    Eligibility: 501c3 Non-profit Agency: Membership Application Process; Consumers: Referrals are provided for pantry services based upon household zip code. Consumers are provided services at no fee.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Central Pennsylvania Literacy Council Inc.
    Central Pennsylvania Literacy Council Inc.
    Trains adults to become tutors of other adults who want to improve basic skills. Day, evening and Saturday sessions are available. Services are provided by appointment only.
    225 Hummel Avenue (REAR)
    Lemoyne , PA 17043
    Eligibility: Adults
    Hours: By appointments
    Centre County Youth Service Bureau
    Centre County Big Brothers Big Sisters- Volunteer Opportunities
    Volunteer Oppertunities
    325 West Arron Drive
    State College, PA 16803
    Hours: Monday through Friday 8AM to 4PM
    Centre County Youth Service Bureau
    Centre County Youth Service Bureau Burrowes Street Youth Haven- Volunteer Opportunities
    Volunteer Oppertunities
    334 South Burrowes Street
    State College, PA 16801
    Hours: Monday through Friday 8AM to 4PM
    Centre Helps
    Centre Helps Volunteer Services
    Volunteer services provides information on the Youthful Offenders Program and community service opportunities.
    410 South Fraser Street
    State College, PA 16801
    Hours: Weekdays, 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
    Centre Helps
    Centre Helps- Volunteer Placement
    volunteer placement referrals in Centre County
    141 West Beaver Avenue
    Suite A
    State College, PA 16801
    Hours: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
    Centre Helps
    Centre Helps- Hotline
    141 West Beaver Avenue
    Suite A
    State College, PA 16801
    Hours: 24/7
    Charitable Deeds and Services
    Charitable Deeds and Services - Clothing and Furniture Giveaway
    Serves people seeking clothing, furniture and other items. Also, looking for volunteers to help on distribution days as well as looking for someone to help pick up furniture.
    260 Highpoint Road
    Knox, PA 16232
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 9:00am to 12:00pm
    Children's Aid Society Southern PA District Church of the Brethren (CASSD)
    CASSD, The Lehman Center
  • 1 to 72-hour short-term respite care for children ages: birth through six years old.
    • Temporary day respite care (pre-scheduled or emergency basis).
    • 24-hour hotline for families in crisis.
    • Prevention of child abuse and neglect as well as to provide a safe and nurturing environment to children and their families through respite, support, education, and counseling services. CASSD: Helping children and their families build stronger, healthier lives through compassionate and professional services.
  • 402 West Market Street
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility: Crisis nursery - temporary voluntary respite for children ages 0 months to 6 years old whose families are under stress or in crisis.
    Hours: 24 Hours/Day, 7 Days/Week
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Reach Out and Read
    Reach Out and Read (ROR) is a national pediatric early literacy program. The mission of Reach Out and Read is to make literacy promotion a standard part of pediatric primary care, so that children grow up with books and a love of reading. Reach Out and Read trains doctors and nurses to advise parents about the importance of reading aloud and to give new books to children at pediatric well visits (check-ups) from 6 months to 5 years of age, with a special focus on children growing up in poverty. By building on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers, Reach Out and Read helps families and communities encourage early literacy skills so children enter school prepared for success in reading.
    34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Reach Out and Read - Burlington Township
    Reach Out and Read (ROR) is a national pediatric early literacy program. The mission of Reach Out and Read is to make literacy promotion a standard part of pediatric primary care, so that children grow up with books and a love of reading. Reach Out and Read trains doctors and nurses to advise parents about the importance of reading aloud and to give new books to children at pediatric well visits (check-ups) from 6 months to 5 years of age, with a special focus on children growing up in poverty. By building on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers, Reach Out and Read helps families and communities encourage early literacy skills so children enter school prepared for success in reading.
    2006 Salem Road
    Burlington Township, NJ 8016
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Reach Out and Read - Cobbs Creek
    Reach Out and Read (ROR) is a national pediatric early literacy program. The mission of Reach Out and Read is to make literacy promotion a standard part of pediatric primary care, so that children grow up with books and a love of reading. Reach Out and Read trains doctors and nurses to advise parents about the importance of reading aloud and to give new books to children at pediatric well visits (check-ups) from 6 months to 5 years of age, with a special focus on children growing up in poverty. By building on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers, Reach Out and Read helps families and communities encourage early literacy skills so children enter school prepared for success in reading.
    225 Cobbs Creek Parkway
    Philadelphia, PA 19139
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Reach Out and Read - University City
    Reach Out and Read (ROR) is a national pediatric early literacy program. The mission of Reach Out and Read is to make literacy promotion a standard part of pediatric primary care, so that children grow up with books and a love of reading. Reach Out and Read trains doctors and nurses to advise parents about the importance of reading aloud and to give new books to children at pediatric well visits (check-ups) from 6 months to 5 years of age, with a special focus on children growing up in poverty. By building on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers, Reach Out and Read helps families and communities encourage early literacy skills so children enter school prepared for success in reading.
    39th and Chestnut Streets
    St. Leonard's Court, Suite 110
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Reach Out and Read - South Philadelphia
    Reach Out and Read (ROR) is a national pediatric early literacy program. The mission of Reach Out and Read is to make literacy promotion a standard part of pediatric primary care, so that children grow up with books and a love of reading. Reach Out and Read trains doctors and nurses to advise parents about the importance of reading aloud and to give new books to children at pediatric well visits (check-ups) from 6 months to 5 years of age, with a special focus on children growing up in poverty. By building on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers, Reach Out and Read helps families and communities encourage early literacy skills so children enter school prepared for success in reading.
    1900 South Broad Street
    2nd Floor
    Philadelphia, PA 19145
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
    Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - Reach Out and Read - Market Street
    Reach Out and Read (ROR) is a national pediatric early literacy program. The mission of Reach Out and Read is to make literacy promotion a standard part of pediatric primary care, so that children grow up with books and a love of reading. Reach Out and Read trains doctors and nurses to advise parents about the importance of reading aloud and to give new books to children at pediatric well visits (check-ups) from 6 months to 5 years of age, with a special focus on children growing up in poverty. By building on the unique relationship between parents and medical providers, Reach Out and Read helps families and communities encourage early literacy skills so children enter school prepared for success in reading.
    3550 Market Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19104
    Civil Air Patrol
    Civil Air Patrol
    Benevolent Auxiliary of the US Air Force. Click here to find a local squadron Services include: Search and Rescue - Civil Air Patrol volunteers conduct more than 90% of all search and rescue missions assigned by the US Air Force saving an average of 150 lives each year. - Civil Air Patrol participates in Disaster Relief operations along with FEMA, PEMA, Red Cross, Coast Guard, local first responders and more. - Members receive training in wilderness survival, first aid, field transportation and communications. - Civil Air Patrol has the largest civilian single-engine aircraft fleet in the world. Cadet Program (age 12 through 20) - Cadets learn leadership, character development and aviation subjects. - Cadets participate in Search and Rescue training and missions. - Orientation flights are offered to each cadet. - National and international special activities include pilot (powered, glider and balloon) training, leadership schools and exchanges. - Qualifying cadets receive promotions on enlistment in the Air Force. Aerospace Education - STEM training kits for teachers. - State, Regional and National training and competition. - Speakers Bureau.
    110 Millport Road
    Second Floor, Suite V
    Lititz, PA 17543
    Eligibility: Cadets: 12-20 years old and parent permission Adults (senior members): 18 years plus child protection clearances - Senior members will be trained in mission specialties and cadet program management. - Pilots will be qualified to fly Civil Air Patrol aircraft (mostly Cessna 172) - Chaplains must be licensed clergy - Legal officers must be members of the Bar Association - Other professions must meet professional qualifications. - NCO ranks limited to prior service military only
    Hours: Jesse Jones Composite Squadron 304 meets Mondays at 7:00pm at Lancaster Municipal Airport and conducts at lease one week-end per month at various locations
    Clover Creek Church of the Brethren
    John's Way Medical Equipment Ministries- Volunteer Opportunities
    Volunteer Opportunities Welcomed
    137 Church Hill Lane
    Martinsburg, PA 16662
    Hours: No Regular Hours. Calls Returned Daily Monday Through Friday
    Community CARES (Combined Area Resources For Emergency Shelter)
    Community CARES Coordinated Entry System

    • COORDINATED ENTRY SYSTEM WALK-IN SITE: is the Cumberland County's approach to organizing and providing housing services for people experiencing homelessness. Access to the system can be gain through 211 system or through a walk in site.
  • Offering SHOWERS - Monday through Friday from 9am to 12pm. There is a sign up sheet out front, and then admitted into the building into lobby to wait for the shower time. Coffee also being served while waiting. Please, be aware that as our service stands in the gap to serve our most vulnerable population, our need for donations and volunteers has increased. Consider visiting our website to see how your help may be best used. Thank you for your patience and understanding.
  • 50 West Penn Street
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Eligibility: People who are living in a place that is not intended for human habitation such as a vehicle or a hotel paid for by charitable organizations.
    Hours: Resource Center, Monday thru Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Community Classrooms
    Community Classrooms
    Safe spaces during the work week (8AM-11AM) where elementary students can continue their online education at a host site in their local community with support from adult volunteers when staying at home isn’t feasible and going to school isn’t an option. Currently accepting volunteers: Teachers, Student Teachers and Community Members.
    46 Kline Village
    Harrisburg, PA 17104
    Eligibility: Students of Harrisburg School District and Steelton-Highspire School District
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 11:00am
    Community Learning Center
    Community Learning Center - Education Program
    CLC provides free adult basic literacy, pre-GED, GED, English language classes and citizenship preparation classes in various locations throughout Philadelphia. Additional services include tutoring and Pearson Vue testing.
    2701 North Broad Street
    Entrance on Lehigh Avenue
    Philadelphia, PA 19132
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm Additional evening hour classes available
    Community Mission
    The Community Mission - Housing Assistance Programs
    Housing Assistance Programs - Love Homes - Donated homes that their ministry has used to place the displaced. Special criteria must be met to receive some help with shelter. - The Fuller Center Housing Partnership - Homeownership and rehab program that repairs and renovate existing house stock. Volunteer opportunties: Licensed contractors and experienced builders - electricians, plumbers, carpenters, roofers, mason, etc.
    336 North Front Street
    Minersville, PA 17954
    Hours: Daily by appointment
    Community Outreach Group
    Community Outreach Group - Clothing Distribution Party
    Free Coats, Clothing, Toys, and a hot lunch are shared during the CLOTHING DISTRIBUTION PARTY on the First Saturday in December only. There are no other distribution opportunities except for that which is offered at the Clothing Distribution Party.
    453 West 16th Street
    Erie, PA 16502
    Eligibility: Men, Women, and children in need of coats, clothing, toys, and a hot lunch.
    Hours: Saturday, December 5, 2020, 10:00am to 2:00pm Call for more information.
    Community Progress Council, Inc.
    Community Progress Council, Foster Grandparent Program
    Program is a subsidized, National Service Program for low to moderate income adults age 55 and over. Participants are placed in classroom settings throughout the county, where they tutor special and/or exceptional needs children one-on-one for 15 to 20 hours per week.
    226 East College Avene
    (per covid-19, site closed to public)
    York, PA 17403
    Eligibility: Volunteers must be 55 years or older and not exceed 200 percent of the federal poverty guidelines. Participants must commit to serving 15 to 20 hours a week and submit to required background checks
    Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Computer Reach
    Computer Reach
    Makes technology available to people most in need through refurbished equipment, computer literacy resources, training, and support
    971 Beech Avenue
    Pittsburgh, PA 15233
    Eligibility: Low-income individuals and families
    Coraopolis Community Development Corporation (CCDC)
    Community Garden
    Provides volunteer opportunities for members of the community to develop gardening skills and teach children about assisting those in need. Produce is given to the CCDC Food Pantry for local families in need
    411 Broadway Street
    Coraopolis, PA 15108
    Hours: Seasonal
    Cornerstone Christian Fellowship
    Cornerstone Christian Fellowship - Open Doors - Language Instruction
    Open Doors is comprised of both ESL English as a Second Language and SSL Spanish as a Second Language programs. ESL serves the Spanish Community in our local area, teaching them to speak the English language. SSL teaches Spanish as a second language to the English speaking community. The classes are taught by a group of volunteers. We also provide child care for each session. The children are also being taught during their sessions. There are two full sessions each year and a short summer session for sharing.
    426 West Gay Street
    West Chester, PA 19380
    Hours: ESL Schedule: Mondays, 6:30 PM 8:00 PM, and Thursdays, 6:30 PM-8:00 PM.SSL Schedule: Mondays, 7:30 PM 8:30 PM.
    Corporation for National and Community Service
    Corporation for National and Community Service - Philadelphia Office
    Oversees America's service and volunteering programs including AmeriCorps State and National, AmeriCorps VISTA, AmeriCorps NCCC, Senior Corps, and other domestic volunteering programs.
    601 Walnut Street
    Suite 876E
    Philadelphia, PA 19106
    Eligibility: Citizenship for Americorps Vista
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    County of Berks
    Veteran Treatment Court and Veteran Mentor Program
    Veterans Treatment Court is designated as a Problem-Solving Court- designated to serve only U.S. military veterans, National Guardsmen, and Reservists. Targeted population served is primarily combat veterans, who may or may not suffer with post-traumatic stress and/or TBI (traumatic-brain injury) and/or addiction problems. Primary goals: helping participating veterans access therapeutic care, VA benefits and services, comply with legal requirements of VTC, and lead productive, law-abiding lives. Team approach to assisting participants in a person-centered manner. Volunteer mentors vital component to VTC programming. Mentors are trained volunteer U.S. service veterans who provide support, guidance, insight and hope to fellow veterans who have become involved with the criminal justice system. Mentors lend an ear, act as a sounding board, and provide guidance from a perspective only a veteran can do. Mentors link their mentees to a plethora of community and veteran resources, as needed. Mentors serve as a liaison and advocate for veterans involved with the local court system. Mentors attempt to help fellow military veterans get their lives back on track, receive needed therapeutic services, access VA benefits and services, and comply with all legal requirements of the Veterans Treatment Court.
    633 Court Street
    Reading, PA 19601
    Eligibility: To become a mentor, must be a veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces, including National Guard and Reserves, with a DD214 showing an honorable discharge. Open to any age, sex, race, ethnicity, etc.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Courts and Criminal Justice, York County Government
    Court Appointed Special Advocate Program, CASA, York County
    Recruits, screens, trains and supervises volunteer advocates who are then appointed by the Juvenile Judge to advocate for the best interests of abused and/or neglected children. The program strives to help move children more quickly through the court system to safe, permanent placements. SERVICES MAY INCLUDE:
  • Advocates for abused and/or neglected children involved in dependency court proceedings
    • Independently investigates facts of the case for the court
    • Makes recommendations to the court based on case facts and information gathered
    • Monitors court orders to ensure services are provided to and utilized by the child and family
    • Attends all meetings and court proceedings
  • 45 North George Street, 4th floor
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility: Program: Juveniles who are dependent as a result of abuse and/or neglect Volunteer: opportunities open to anyone over the age of 21. Willing to commit to 12-24 months of volunteering
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Cumberland County Aging & Community Services
    Cumberland County Aging & Community Services
    NOTE: as of July 24, 2020 Due to covid-19 directives, this service is OPEN FOR APPOINTMENTS ONLY. Calls will be returned during normal business hours. The phone number is 717-240-6110. If you need to speak with someone in the protective services department, please follow the instructions provided on the voicemail. We will resume normal operations when directed to do so. Updated information will be posted to the PA2-1-1 website and social media platforms. Thank you for your patience and understanding. ---- APPRISE Medicare Counseling and Ombudsman volunteer opportunities. Read more about it: https://www.ccpa.net/3539/Volunteer-Programs.
    1100 Claremont Road
    Carlisle, PA 17015
    Eligibility: Anyone 18 years and older
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Cumberland County CASA Program
    CASA Volunteer Program
    To act as an advocate in accordance with PA Juvenile Act (title 42 Act PA C.S. sec. 6301 et.seq.), for children who come to the attention of the court primarily as a result of abuse and/or neglect
    1 Courthouse Square
    Suite 301
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Eligibility: Must be at least 21 years old. Must be able to successfully complete screening requirements
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter
    Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter
    The mission of the Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter is to protect, shelter and adopt homeless animals in the northern Franklin and parts of southern Cumberland county service area. CVAS provides shelter to stray and otherwise homeless pets and minimizes their stress, protecting them from the elements and providing a place of safety and comfort. We provide safe and speedy return of lost pets to their owners, place adoptable pets with responsible owners, aid in the prevention of cruelty and neglect to animals through educational efforts and legal citations as necessary.
    5051 Letterkenny Road West
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: Open to the general public.
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM; Saturday, 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Sunday, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging
    Dauphin County Area Agency on Aging - Volunteer Opportunities
    Provides the following meaningful volunteer opportunities for people of all ages to serve others and their community: - APPRISE State Health Insurance Program - Home Delivered Meals - Senior Center Programs - Transportation Services - Ombudsman
    2 South Second Street
    Dauphin County Administration Building,
    Harrisburg, PA 17101
    Eligibility: Anyone
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Day One of Greater Altoona
    Day One of Greater Altoona Volunteer Opportunities
    Volunteer opportunities for adults and youth.
    1212 13th Avenue
    Altoona, PA 16601
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:30 AM until 5:30 PM; Closed Fridays. Evening appointments are available.
    Dreams Go On, Inc.
    Dreams Go On, Inc. Volunteer Opportunities
    Dreams Go On, Inc. is always interested in new volunteers to assist with the programs. Groups, organizations and individuals age 16 and over may volunteer during any of the 6-week sessions. Anyone interested in being part of an incredible team whose goal is to assist our amazing riders is welcome! We also appreciate having volunteers who work around the barn and/or office.
    1403 Turkey Valley Road
    Lake View Stables
    Hollidaysburg, PA 16648
    Hours: 9:00 AM until 9:00 PM, Monday through Saturday
    Erie Family Center
    Erie Family Center
    Programming provided by the Erie Family Center: Parents as Teachers (PAT), Incredible Years (IY) in home or community, Fostering Families, Fatherhood Support Initiatives, Motherhood Support Initiative, Access and Visitation, 1-2-3 Magic, and Strengthening Families Program (SFP), Family Resource Closet and Diaper Depot (Diaper Distribution). Bilingual staff are available for Spanish-speaking families and parent-education courses are conducted in the Spanish language.
    606 Raspberry Street
    Erie, PA 16502
    Eligibility: Expecting parents, mothers and/or fathers with children ages birth to 5 years for home visitation, mothers and/ or fathers under the age of 18.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Evangelical Community Hospital
    Evangelical Community Hospital - Hospice - Hospice Care Volunteer Opportunities
    1 Hospital Drive
    Lewisburg, PA 17857
    Hours: Open 24 hours, seven days a week
    Factory Ministries
    Factory Market
    **NOTES** Looking for volunteers to help pack food boxes, deliver groceries and make call. Call Shira at 717-742-5103. Provides emergency food on a one-time basis; additional food may be given with intake/assessment appointments and/or with vouchers (factory bucks). (Participants may earn vouchers by attending approved workshops/events.)
    3293 Lincoln Highway East
    Paradise, PA 17562
    Eligibility: Those at, below or around 200% of the poverty level
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm
    All times by appointment only
    Fair Housing Law Center
    Fair Housing Law Center
    Provides legal assistance if someone has been the victim of discrimination in housing.
    10 West Cherry Avenue
    Washington, PA 15301
    Eligibility: There are no income restrictions for legal representation in housing discrimination cases.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Fair Housing Partnership of Greater Pittsburgh, Inc.
    Fair Housing Testing Volunteers
    The Department of Housing and Development requires objective reviews of housing or housing-related services for quality, content, and quantity of information and services. Volunteers are compensated as testers and trained under the methodologies approved by The Department of Housing and Development.
    2840 Liberty Avenue
    Suite 205
    Pittsburgh, PA 15222
    Eligibility: Adults age 18 and older
    Favors Forward Foundation
    Favors Forward Foundation Services
    306 Terra Road
    Cogan Station, PA 17728
    Food Connect
    Food Connect App
    A free app designed to make it fast, simple, and safe for you to donate your surplus food in real time to a local shelter. Donations are tax deductible.
    Eligibility: Restaurants, food retailers and caterers only
    For Pete's Sake Cancer Respite Foundation
    For Pete's Sake Cancer Respite Foundation
    For Pete's Sake enables cancer patients and their loved ones the opportunity to strengthen, deepen and unify their relationships by creating unforgettable and lasting respite vacations. Eligible patients, nominated by their oncology team along with their caregivers, receive a one-week expense-paid excursion to select vacation locations along the East Coast and in the Caribbean. For Pete Sakes owns two respite homes near Orlando, Florida and relies on donated vacation homes and resorts to supplement additional stays.
    620 West Germantown Pike
    Suite 250
    Plymouth Meeting, PA 19462
    Eligibility: Adult cancer patients, age 24 - 55 and residing in PA,NJ,DE,MD, and NY are eligible to be nominated by their oncology team. We provide the respite vacation for the patient, immediate caregiver and children under 18.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm
    Franklin County Human Services
    FRANKLIN COUNTY AAA
    A variety of opportunities are available to persons willing to give of their time. Volunteers are needed to deliver meals, make visits to individuals in the community and at facilities (Ombudsman volunteer), assist seniors with insurance questions (trained APPRISE volunteer) assist at senior activity centers and instruct arts and craft classes.
    600 Norland Avenue
    Chambersburg, PA 17201
    Eligibility: Anyone interested in volunteering their time and services.
    Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    Free Geek Penn
    Free Geek Penn - Computer Donation Program

    Recycles used technology and provides computers to those in need in exchange for community service. Accepts computers and computer related hardware in any condition. - Volunteer opportunities available to tear down computers - Computer Adoption Program - Collaborative Technologies
    400 West Main Street
    Suite 6
    Ephrata, PA 17522
    Eligibility: Disabled or individuals in need; Individuals interested in Volunteering; Those who want to donate computer equipment
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm
    Saturday, 10:00am to 3:00pm
    Funeral Consumers Alliance of Western Pennsylvania
    Volunteer Opportunities
    Provides opportunities to volunteer in positions including: Board Members, Database Coordinators, Funeral Home Liaison, Fundraising, Legislative Affairs, Marketing & PR, Newsletter & Publications, Program Manager, Speakers Bureau, Volunteer Recruiter, and Webmaster
    PO. Box 8974
    Pittsburgh, PA 15221
    Eligibility: Call or send email.
    Hours: Board meets every other month, usually on a Sunday afternoon. Other activities vary.
    Golden Rule Love INC.
    Volunteer Opportunties - LOVE in the name of Christ
    Dedicated to reaching out to those in need in Union, Snyder and Upper Northumberland Counties. Volunteers are needed for a variety of service needs including transportation to appointments, running errands, home repairs and and maintenance, and companionship. Volunteers are required to complete an application (available online or call to make arrangements to pick up a paper form ) and to obtain ACT 80 clearances. In the case of transportation volunteers, a valid driver's license and proof of automobile insurance are required.
    102 Lower Market Street
    Milton, PA 17847
    Eligibility: Volunteers must obtain ACT 80 clearnances
    Hours: Monday through Thursday from 8:30am to 11:30am
    Golden Rule Love INC.
    Transportation Ministry - LOVE in the name of Christ
    Provides free transportation to local appointments via volunteer availability. This service generally requires a 3-4 day advance request. Does not provide financial assistance to help resolve the need. ALL services are totally dependent on volunteer availability. Services are available to residents of Union, Snyder and Upper Northumberland Counties.
    102 Lower Market Street
    Milton, PA 17847
    Eligibility: Open to the public; specific eligibility guidelines do not apply. Requests are granted on a case to case basis and are always based on the availablility of volunteers.
    Hours: Monday through Thursday from 8:30am to 11:30am
    Grace United Methodist Church Millersburg
    Senior Fellowship Group
    The purpose of the group is to love, nurture and help Senior Citizens and invite them to participate in Christian fellowship. Some of the group help to prepare the church newsletter for mailing and help in other church related activities when asked.
    982 Medical Road
    Millersburg, PA 17061
    Eligibility: 55 years or older
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 2:30pm
    Greater Erie Community Action Committee
    Greater Erie Community Action Committee - Central Office - Foster Grandparent Program
    Foster Grandparents are role models, mentors, and tutors to children with exceptional needs. Provides a way for volunteers to stay active by serving children and youth in their communities. All one needs to join is the ability to give the kind of comfort and love that sets a child on the path toward a successful future. If individuals are 55 or older and want to share your experience and compassion, then they have what it takes to be a Foster Grandparent. GECAC will provide a stipend or other benefits that enable individuals to participate as Foster Grandparents without cost to themselves .
    18 West 9th Street
    Erie, PA 16501
    Eligibility: 1. Be age 55+ 2. Live in Erie County 3. Can serve between 15 to 40 hours a week 4. The family income is within 200% of federal poverty guidelines 5. Complete a background check
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Habitat for Humanity
    Habitat for Humanity - Central Westmoreland for Humanity ReStore
    Sells used construction and building materials at low prices, with a focus on home improvement items such as furniture, home accessories, building materials and appliances. Accepts donations and arranges for pick ups. Volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups.
    212 Outlet Way
    Warehouse Outlet Center
    Greensburg, PA 15601
    Eligibility: Open to all.
    Hours: Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 10:00am to 5:00pm
    Habitat for Humanity
    Habitat for Humanity of Beaver County- ReStore (thrift store)
    Sells used construction and building materials at low prices, with a focus on home improvement items such as furniture, home accessories, building materials and appliances. Accepts donations and arranges for pick ups. Volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups.
    47 Bridge Street
    Beaver Falls, PA 15010
    Eligibility: Open to all.
    Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 9:30am to 3:30pm
    Saturday, 8:00am to 2:00pm
    Habitat for Humanity
    Habitat for Humanity of Beaver County- Volunteer
    Volunteers are needed to work at our various job sites RIGHT NOW! Seeking groups of individuals to volunteer to work on a regular basis (once a quarter) - or one time only! Each donation is important and greatly appreciated - please join the family of volunteers! Download our Information packet.
    47 Bridge Street
    Beaver Falls, PA 15010
    Hours: Tuesday through Thursday, 9:30am to 3:30pm
    Saturday, 8:00am to 2:00pm
    Habitat for Humanity
    Habitat for Humanity - Washington County Habitat for Humanity ReStore
    Sells used construction and building materials at low prices, with a focus on home improvement items such as furniture, home accessories, building materials and appliances. Accepts donations and arranges for pick ups. Volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups.
    1001 East Maiden Street
    Washington, PA 15301
    Eligibility: Open to all.
    Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10:00am to 5:00pm
    Habitat for Humanity
    Habitat for Humanity - Allegheny Valley Habitat for Humanity ReStore
    Sells used construction and building materials at low prices, with a focus on home improvement items such as furniture, home accessories, building materials and appliances. Accepts donations and arranges for pick ups. Volunteer opportunities for individuals and groups.
    225 Freeport Street
    New Kensington, PA 15068
    Eligibility: Open to all.
    Hours: Wednesday, 10:00am to 7:00pm
    Thursday through Saturday 9:00am to 3:00pm
    Habitat for Humanity
    Habitat for Humanity of Greater Pittsburgh - ReStore
    Sells used construction and building materials at low prices, with a focus on home improvement items such as furniture, home accessories, building materials and appliances. Accepts donations and arranges for pick ups. Volunteer opportunities available for individuals and groups.
    1913 Monongahela Avenue
    Swissvale, PA 15218
    Hours: Tuesday through Friday 11:00am to 5:00pm
    Saturday, 10:00am to 4:00pm
    Habitat for Humanity Wyoming Valley
    Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity
    Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity is a non-profit organization that builds simple, decent homes to sell to families in need. We use volunteer labor and charitable gifts to ensure our homes are affordable to low income families in Wyoming Valley. Families who purchase Habitat homes invest at least 300 hours of sweat equity volunteer labor. Ideally, they work on their own homes by building walls, painting, installing windows or other work related to their skill levels. Many community members also volunteer their time. Some are skilled professionals, many are not. By keeping labor costs down, Habitat is able to keep selling costs low.
    303 Market Street
    Kingston, PA 18704
    Eligibility: Need for adequate housing that cannot be obtained through conventional means. Ability to pay a mortgage, taxes, and insurance, in addition to basic living expenses and regular home-maintenance expenses. Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity does not give away houses. We sell houses to partners through no-interest mortgages. Willingness and ability of the applicant (and co-applicant, if applicable) to partner with WVHFH and invest volunteer work hours equal to 200 hours for the applicant and an additional 100 hours for the co-applicant or household member of 18 years or older. If you have lived in Wyoming Valley for at least one year, and meet our income guidelines, we look forward to the opportunity to review your application.
    Habitat for Humanity Wyoming Valley
    Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity ReStore
    ReStore is a recycling center for building materials. Since 2003, WVHFH ReStore has been selling donated new, used and discontinued building supplies to the general public. Proceeds from our sales support the mission of Habitat for Humanity. Donations, whenever possible, are used in the construction of Wyoming Valley Habitat for Humanity homes. By reselling used and surplus materials, ReStore helps our environment by saving landfill space. ReStore also offers the community a variety of meaningful and rewarding volunteer work.
    421 West Main Street
    Nanticoke, PA 18634
    Eligibility: Store is open to the general public
    Hours: Tuesday-Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm
    Hiland Presbyterian Church
    Hiland Church Backpack Initiative
    Helps West View Elementary families in need of weekend food for their children by providing child-friendly, single-serving snacks and easily prepared meals. Volunteers welcome for packing meals and delivery for at-risk youth. Food donations accepted
    845 Perry Highway
    Pittsburgh, PA 15229
    Eligibility: West View Elementary Families
    Hours: Food Delivery on Fridays Food Packing Every Other Week at 7:30PM
    Honey Brook Presbyterian Church
    Honey Brook Presbyterian Church - Soup Kitchen
    Soup Kitchen provides a free dinner to anyone in need within our community. From September to May a hot meal will be served and during the summer, a bagged meal will be served. Volunteer opportunities are also available
    4331 Horseshoe Pike
    Honey Brook, PA 19344
    Hope Christian Center
    Hope Christian Center - Nuture
    A program for teen parents and young adults. Offers moral and spiritual support while providing an outlet for the frustrations that are faced as young single parents. Sessions are held with experienced mothers and professionals from different walks of life with expertise in raising and nurturing children.
    434 Franklin Avenue
    Aliquippa, PA 15001
    Hopes and Dreams Foundation
    The Buddy Walk
    The Buddy Walk was developed by the National Down syndrome Society in 1995 to bring together a wide range of concerned individuals to reach out to friends, family and co-workers to promote awareness and inclusion for people with Down Syndrome and to raise money for research and education programs. The Buddy Walk is a trademarked program of the National Down Syndrome Society. The Buddy Walk is a one-mile walk in which anyone can participate without special training. The walk has grown from 17 in 1995 to over 190 in 2004. More than 180,000 people from coast to coast and abroad participated this past year.
    517 Cedarbrook Road
    Southampton, PA 18966
    House of Hope
    House of Hope
    Transitional program that provides long-term support and a home for women in need of guidance, safety, and structure as they work to overcome various obstacles and gain new hope and purpose. Services offered include Anger Management, Personal & Social Skills development, Personal finanicial management, Health and nutrition classes, Mentoring, etc. Accepts donations and volunteers.
    237 S. Main St.
    Cambridge Springs, PA 16403
    Eligibility: Voluntary particpation by women who are single and age 18 or older who are seeking change.
    Hours: Call or visit website for more information.
    Independent Senior Citizen Resource Centers in York County
    Dillsburg Senior Activity Center, Inc.
    Senior Center Services:
  • Recreation, socialization, and education
    • -Info & referrals available for aging issues -Partnering with Area Agency on Aging -Volunteer opportunities -Weekday noon meals or home-delivered meals to home-bound unable to prepare their own -Occasional evening and weekend activities -Transportation can be provided through Rabbit Transit -Occasional community service project opportunities available for interested seniors. (Selected services may be rendered for residents in Cumberland county. Please, call center for more information)
  • 1 North Second Street
    P.O. Box 51
    Dillsburg, PA 17019
    Eligibility: Seniors age 60 and older residing in York and/or Cumberland county.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
    Inner-City Neighborhood Art House
    Neighborhood Art House
    Provides after school and summer programs in visual, performing and literary arts and in environmental action to at risk children in Erie in a safe, nourishing and caring environment. To enable children to experience beauty, grow in positive self-expression and self-discipline, and develop into full and productive human beings.
    201 East 10th Street
    Erie, PA 16503
    Eligibility: Economically disadvantaged children ages 7-18
    Hours: Office: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm; After school program, 3:00pm to 5:15pm; summer program, 10:00am to 3:30pm
    Intercommunity Action
    Intercommunity Action - Touching Lives Over 55!
    Volunteers who are 55+ are recruited and trained to lead support groups in sites throughout the community such as senior community centers and senior apartment buildings.
    403 Rector Street
    Philadelphia, PA 19128
    Hours: Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
    Jewish Family and Community Services
    JFCS Refugee and Immigrant Services
    Provides help to foreign-born individuals and families coming through the federal government’s resettlement program find housing and employment and help connect them to local services and benefits. JFCS staff secures housing and provides furniture, food and clothing. Provides long term assistance, including but not limited to airport pick-up, referrals to human services benefits, set-up of medical appointments, paperwork, ESL class referrals, peer group guidance and transportation issues. Helps clients find work, navigate American workforce expectations and gain skills. We work with you to evaluate your job skills, interests and past work experience in order to identify areas of opportunity that might be a good match for you. Our employment counselors have built relationships with local employers that hire newcomers. We’ll provide translators if necessary, transportation to interviews, resume assistance and more. Some refugees may be connected to the JFCS Career Development Center for further training. We provide a number of pre- and post-employment support services to help ensure your success in the workplace.
    5743 Bartlett Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15217
    Eligibility: Qualified refugees and asylees of any nationality.
    Hours: Weekdays, 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Jewish Family Services of York
    Staying Connected, Jewish Family Services of York
    Staying connected is an interfaith volunteer program that supports seniors striving to live independently. Services include:
  • Escorted transportation for medical appointments and other essential trips
    • Grocery shopping, banking
    • Advocacy and referrals to community agencies
    • Unbiased medical counseling in conjunction with the County's APPRISE program.
  • 2000 Hollywood Drive
    York, PA 17403
    Eligibility: 60 or older and residing in York City, York Suburban, Dallastown area or central York School Districts. Those needing transportation must be able to walk with a cane or walker (or unaided)
    Hours: Flexible Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
    Join Hands Ministry
    Join Hands Ministry
    - "Where to turn" referrals - Limited direct financial assistance - Financial planning - Emergency heat response - Automobile repair - Furniture/household items/appliances/clothing/toiletries, etc - Back to school and holiday assistance - Guidance / Direct one-on-one mentoring - Links to faith based counseling and Connect to community and church affiliation - Life skill support - Coordinate Medical transportation - Volunteer opportunities
    51 South Church Street
    New Bloomfield , PA 17068
    Eligibility: Call for information
    Hours: Monday: 9:00am to 6:00pm ; Tuesday through Thursday, 9:00am to 1:00; Friday through Sunday, Closed. Office will be closed on 09/07, 10/12 and 11/30.
    Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter
    Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation International, Eastern Pennsylvania Chapter - Walk to Cure Dia
    Walk to Cure Diabetes work on creating a world without type 1 diabetes (T1D). This year's walk will take place on October 28th 2018 at the Philadelphia Art Museum. Additional events throughout the year for individuals and families of children with diabetes.
    555 Croton Road
    Suite 111
    King Of Prussia, PA 19406
    Kennett Area Senior Center
    Kennett Area Senior Center - Neighbors in Action - Home Maintenance
    The Kennett Area Senior Center understands the many challenges that our elderly population faces. There are seniors in our community who wish to stay in their homes as long as possible, but are unable to keep their homes clean and safe. Some seniors may not have a support network that can help them. The Neighbors in Action is a program run by volunteers to provide home support services to low income seniors in Chester County. The Chester County Department of Aging Services and the Kennett Area Senior Center joined forces to provide needed services like home maintenance, home repairs and transportation
    427 South Walnut Street
    Kennett Square, PA 19348
    Kiwanis International
    Kiwanis Club of the Stroudsburgs
    Addresses the needs of the local community and youth of Monroe County through volunteer endeavors as well as fundraising. Noon luncheon meeting held weekly at the Sycamore Grille on 92 Main Street in Delaware Water Gap. Board Meeting held the 2nd Tuesday of every month at 8:00 a.m. at Compton's Pancake House on Park Avenue in Stroudsburg.
    Kiwanis International
    Kiwanis Club of the Poconos - Daybreak!
    Offers members an opportunity to become personally acquainted with people of good standing in many vocations, with varied backgrounds and experience. Provides opportunity to expand ones own business and personal horizons. Meetings start at 7:30 a.m. and are held every Wednesday at Perkins Restaurant in Stroudsburg. Meeting program topics vary, but most are designed to expose members to new ideas, local, state, or ational issues and fresh perspectives on our communities.
    Leadership York
    Leadership York, Community Leadership Programs
    Board Development-Training for non-profit agency executive directors and their governing board of directors. Executive Connections-A community education course for CEOs, vice presidents, and managers who are new to the area or new to their leadership role and looking to expand their connection to the community. The program connects participants with York County's key leaders, services, and culture. We offer discounted rates for spouses/partners. Runs March through May (five sessions). Future Leaders of York- High school sophomores and juniors learn to become lifelong, responsible, active participants in their hometown community. Runs September through May. Leadership for Diverse Schools- Designed for educators and staff. Educators learn to interact more effectively with diverse populations of students, parents, and colleagues. Leadership Training Program-A nine-month, experiential course on York County history and community issues. Participants fine-tune their leadership skills, enhance their knowledge, and receive guidance in choosing and applying for a board, elected, or appointed position. Provides access to additional opportunities for partnerships and new business relationships. Runs September through May. Mentorship York- Consider this program when you are at a critical point in your career and recognize the value of working with an established leader. A program that matches emerging leaders one-on-one with other, seasoned community leaders.
    238 North George Street
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility: Non-profit agency Executive Directors and their governing Board of Directors
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging
    Lebanon County Area Agency on Aging - Lebanon County Senior Community Centers/Volunteer Coordination
    **NOTES** All 5 Senior Centers are closed. Agency is closed to the public but still operating. Senior community centers provide activities, bus trips, meals to promote health and socialization for seniors of Lebanon County. Coordinate volunteer opportunities to assist with meals on wheels delivery, at the senior centers, lead exercise groups, assist with completing property tax and rent rebate forms. Prime Time Health provides programs to encourage seniors to live healthy lifestyles. Senior centers are located in Annville, Lebanon, Myerstown, Northern Lebanon, and Palmyra
    710 Maple Street
    Second Floor
    Lebanon, PA 17046
    Eligibility: Individuals age 60 and older
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 10:00am-2:00pm
    may vary by activity
    Lebanon Valley Volunteers in Medicine (VIM) Free Clinic
    Lebanon Valley Volunteers In Medicine (VIM) Free Medical Clinic
    **NOTES** Open Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday from 9:00am to 4:00pm currently looking for volunteers: Physicians, CRNP, LPN, RN's and clerical volunteers. Provides free primary medical care by appointment for uninsured or under-insured adults.
    711 South 8th Street
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Eligibility: Lebanon county residents who are uninsured and under-insured adults (18 years old and older (who are 200% below the federal poverty guidelines.
    Hours: By appointment Monday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Tuesday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Wednesday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Adamstown Area Library - Library Services
    System wide services of the public libraries in Lancaster County include: - Children's programming, summer reading programs - Collections consisting of books, magazines, audio books, large print books, VHS and DVDs for children and adults - Free Wi-Fi - Online computers - Online renewal and reserve service for library cardholders from home computers - Online resources - Reference services - Meeting space for 50 Additional services at this location: - Passport processing (appointment required) - Teen Program - Proctor exams (appointment required)
    3000 North Reading Road
    (Route 272)
    Adamstown, PA 19501
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:30am to 8:00pm; Friday, 9:30am to 5:00pm; Saturday, 9:30am to 4:30pm (Saturday summer hours 9:30am to 1:30pm)
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Columbia Public Library
    System wide services of the public libraries in Lancaster County include: - Children's programming - Collections consisting of books, magazines, audio books, large print books, VHS and DVDs for children and adults - Free Wi-Fi - Online computers - Online renewal and reserve service for library cardholders from home computers - Online resources - Reference services - Meeting space for 30 Additional Services at this location: - Books in Arabic and Spanish - Computer classes - Summer Reading Program - Book Nook: ongoing book sale - GED classes (Registration required, call 295-5523) - ESL classes (Registration required, call 295-5523)
    24 South 6th Street
    Columbia, PA 17512
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10:00am to 8:00pm; Friday, 10:00am to 6:00pm; Saturday, 9:00am to 4:00pm (Summer: Saturday, 9:00am to 12:00pm)
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Eastern Lancaster County Library
    System wide services of the public libraries in Lancaster County include: - Children's programming, summer reading programs - Collections consisting of books, magazines, audio books, large print books, VHS and DVDs for children and adults - Free Wi-Fi - Online computers - Online renewal and reserve service for library cardholders from home computers - Online resources - Reference services Additional services at this location: - Biz Info to Grow (BIG): a program that provides free guidance, direction and an electronic database to assist start-up and existing small businesses - Spanish Language Newspaper - Fax and copy services - Meeting room rentals for 100 - Passport photo services
    11 Chestnut Drive
    New Holland, PA 17557
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing; policy for computer use (Internet)
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10:00am to 8:00pm; Friday: 10:00am to 1:00pm; Saturday, 10:00am to 1:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Elizabethtown Public Library
    System services include: - Collections of books, audio and video cassettes, DVDs, magazines, local and out-of-town newspapers and telephone books, and large print materials for adults. - Biz Info to Grow (BIG): a program that provides free guidance, direction and an electronic database to assist start-up and existing small businesses - Children's programs such as preschool story times and films, summer reading programs - Special programs for youth and adults - Internet access Location services: - Meeting rooms which are available to the public at low cost for 50/100/150 - Passport Center (Appointments required) - Used book store - Coffee shop - Wireless internet - Volunteer opportunities
    10 South Market Street
    Elizabethtown, PA 17022
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 7:00am to 8:00pm; Friday, Closed; Saturday, 9:00am to 4:00pm (Summer, 9:00am to 1:00 pm)
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Ephrata Public Library
    System wide services of the public libraries in Lancaster County include: - Children's programming, summer reading programs - Collections consisting of books, magazines, audio books, large print books, VHS and DVDs for children and adults - Free Wi-Fi - Online computers - Online renewal and reserve service for library cardholders from home computers - Online resources - Reference services Additional services at this location: - Meeting rooms which are available to the public at no cost for 20/100 - Friends of the Library Gift Shop - Passport services
    550 South Reading Road
    Ephrata, PA 17522
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 8:00pm; Friday, Closed; Saturday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Lancaster Public Library - Mountville Branch
    System services include: - Collections of books, audio and video cassettes, adult and child dvds, magazines, local newspapers and telephone books, and large print materials for adults - Children's programs such as preschool story times, summer learning programs - Special programs for youth and adults - Internet access - Meeting space for 50
    120 College Avenue
    Mountville, PA 17554
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10:00am to 8:00pm; Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm; Saturday, 10:00am to 1:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Lititz Public Library, Inc
    Programs and services include: - Children's programs such as preschool story times, films, baby lapsit programs, toddler time, sign language story time, dog day story time, chess club, book clubs, a variety of special children's programs and summer learning programs - Community information - Computer tutor - Electronic magnifier available to people with vision problems - Free music concerts sponsored by Susquehanna Bank, daytime and evening programs are offered - Genealogy room with resources - Homebound delivery service - Internet access and technology programs - Opportunities for life-long learning includes books, audio and video cassettes, CDs, DVDs, magazines, local and out-of-town newspapers and telephone books and large print materials for adults - Special programs for youth and adults on history, health, gardening, travel, computers, nutrition, cooking, decorating, outdoor concerts, nature, family movies, crafts, book clubs, discussion groups, writing workshops and author visits - Tax forms - Wireless internet access - Meeting space for 15-100
    651 Kissel Hill Road
    Lititz, PA 17543
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 8:00pm; Friday, 9:00am to 6:00pm; Saturday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Manheim Community Library
    System services include: - Collections of books, audio and video cassettes, magazines, local newspapers and telephone books, and large print materials for adults - Children's programs such as preschool story times and films, summer learning programs - Special programs for youth and adults - Internet access - Meeting rooms which are available to the public at no cost for 60 - Live homework line via internet - Power Library, a state provided database with magazine articles, etc
    15 East High Street
    Manheim, PA 17545
    Eligibility: Open to the public; Library card needed for borrowing materials; Volunteers must be able to climb stairs while carrying 5lbs and have good people skills
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10:00am to 8:00pm; Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm; Saturday, 9:00am to 4:00pm; (Summer: Saturday, 9:00am to 1:00pm)
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Manheim Township Public Library
    System services include: - Collections of books, audio, DVDs and electronic databases, downloadable ebooks and audio books, magazines, local newspaper and large print materials for adults and children - Family programs, children's storytimes, summer learning programs - Internet Access: Public access computers - Wireless internet access - Meeting space for 200 Additional services at this location programs: - Adult book discussion groups - Art and other special exhibits - Houses both classical and contemporary print and electronic media collections - Informal socialization and formal learning-oriented programs such as book/film/music/genealogy/travel clubs, job search assistance, language classes, research paper/homework help/tutoring, research skills development, test preparation, computer classes - Outside book-drop for after hours returns
    595 Granite Run Drive
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, 10:00am to 8:00pm
    Thursday, Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm
    Saturday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Milanof-Schock Library
    System services include: - Collections of books, audio, CD's, DVD's and video cassettes, magazines, local and out-of-town newspapers and telephone books, and large print materials for adults - Children's programs such as preschool story times, films, crafts and cooking workshops, summer reading programs - Special programs for youth, adults and seniors - Internet access Additional services at this location: - Meeting and conference rooms for 55 which are available to the public - Reference question service - Workshops on computers, marketing and hobbies - Copying machine - Library book and craft store - Book gift plan - Official Mount Joy Borough Extra Service refuse tag sales site Designated as a Passport Acceptance Agency. Authorized to provide passport applications and related forms, explain service options, and record and verify applicant identification. May also administer oaths and witness signatures. By appointment only.
    1184 Anderson Ferry Road
    Mount Joy, PA 17552
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 10:00am to 8:00pm; Friday, closed; Saturday, 9:00am to 1:00pm
    Sunday, closed
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Moores Memorial Library
    System wide services of the public libraries in Lancaster County include: - Children's programming, summer reading programs - Collections consisting of books, magazines, audio books, large print books, VHS and DVDs for children and adults - Free Wi-Fi - Online computers - Online renewal and reserve service for library cardholders from home computers - Online resources - Reference services - Meeting space for 8-10 Additional services at this location: - Local history collection - Moores Book Group - Weekly storytime for preschool children on Wednesday morning at 10:30am during the school year - Lego Club, Knitting Club, Crocheting Club, Wooden Blocks Collection for kids
    9 West Slokom Avenue
    Christiana, PA 17509
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing and internet use
    Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 10:00am to 4:00pm
    Tuesday, Thursday, 1:00pm to 7:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Pequea Valley Public Library
    Services at this location include: - 18 public computers - Weekly pre-school storytime - Free Wi-Fi Access - Weekly Toddlertime - A "Quick Pick-Up" Window - 24-7 Pick Up Box - Book Discussion Group - Monthly programs of interest to adults - Expanded Children's programs - Coffee bar and comfortable seating - A separate Children's Room and designated areas for young readers and teens. - Used book store open every Tuesday and Saturday - Summer reading programs
    31 Center Street
    Intercourse, PA 17534
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 11:00am to 7:00pm
    Friday, 11:00am to 5:00pm
    Saturday, 8:00am to 3:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Quarryville Library
    System services include: - Collections of books, audio and video cassettes, DVDs, magazines, local and out-of-town newspapers, and large print materials for adults - Biz Info to Grow (BIG): a program that provides free guidance, direction and an electronic database to assist start-up and existing small businesses - Children's programs such as preschool story times and films, summer learning programs - Special programs for youth and adults - Internet Access Location services: - Art exhibits - Bookstore - Friends of the Library group - Garden Group - Meeting rooms which are available to the public for 35 at tables and 100 theatre style - Passport services
    357 Buck Road
    Quarryville, PA 17566
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday: Closed; Tuesday through Thursday, 10:00am to 8:00pm; Friday, 10:00am to 6:00pm; Saturday, 10:00am to 4:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Salisbury Township Branch Library
    The first library in Lancaster County to have a supporting partnership with a private organization (Houston Run Community Center) and the first library in the county to be designed as an integral part of a cafe System wide services of the public libraries in Lancaster County are available including: - Online computers - Free Wi-Fi - Reference services - Children's programming - Collections consisting of books, magazines, audio books and large print books - VHS and DVD's for children and adults - Summer reading programs
    835 Houston Run Drive
    Suite 220
    Gap, PA 17527
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing and internet use
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 8:00pm, self check only available after 3:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Shuts Environmental Library
    Located adjacent to the Lancaster County Environmental Center along Eshelman Mill Road in Central Park. Collections include over 4500 volumes of field guides, curriculum materials, videos, cassettes and periodicals. Numerous books on wildlife, natural history and Native Americans are also available.
    3 Nature's Way
    Lancaster, PA 17602
    Eligibility: No limitations
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Saturday, 10:00am to 2:00pm
    Library System of Lancaster County
    Strasburg-Heisler Library
    System services include: - Collections of books, audio and video cassettes, magazines, local newspapers and telephone books, large print materials for adults and children's games and puzzles - Children's programs such as preschool story times, toddler time and Babygarten - Summer reading programs - Special programs for youth and adults - Internet access Additional services at this location: - Book clubs - Computer orientation - Copy machine, printer, fax - Free WiFi - Meeting room, call to determine capacity - Public access computers
    143 Precision Avenue
    Strasburg, PA 17579
    Eligibility: Library card required for borrowing
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, 10:00am to 7:00pm; Wednesday through Friday, 10:00am to 5:00pm; Saturday, 10:00am to 2:00pm; Sunday, closed
    Lifeline of Berks County
    Lifeline of Berks County
    Educating women about their pregnancy options and providing life-affirming and family support services to residents of Berks County facing an unexpected pregnancy. Offers: - Free pregnancy test with ultrasound confirmation for qualified clients - Free STI testing for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia - Help with decision making - Community referrals for medical care, housing, drug and alcohol counseling, and professional counseling - Emergency diaper, formula, and baby clothes - Adoption information - Verification for maternal health insurance - Reproductive health education - Maternity clothes - Breast feeding help - Child development from conception to birth - Pregnancy and parenting classes for moms and dads
    612 Reading Avenue
    West Reading, PA 19611
    Eligibility: Pregnant or possibly pregnant female or biological parent of a child 12 months old or younger.
    Hours: Monday, 10:00am to 7:00pm
    Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10:00am to 4;00pm
    Wednesday, 10:00am to 7:00pm
    Lions Club of Pennsylvania
    Lions Clubs of Pennsylvania
    Referral to local Lions Clubs which serve to meet community needs through: purchasing glasses for the blind needy, providing hearing aids, securing leader dogs, giving assistance to the needy and physically handicapped. In addition, Lions make a strong commitment to young people through youth outreach programs. Lions also work to improve the environment, build homes for the disabled, support diabetes education, conduct hearing programs and through their foundation, provide disaster relief around the world.
    949 East Park Drive
    Harrisburg , PA 17111
    Eligibility: Anyone
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Lisa's Lady Bugs
    Lisa's Lady Bugs
    Patient care fund for Cancer Patients and their families. Provides an avenue for people to donate and assist to family members during a difficult and emotional time.
    PO Box 692
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
    Eligibility: Limited to Jefferson County and Punxsutawney Area School District. Must have cancer or dealing with effects of Cancer.
    Hours: Call for more information
    Long's Park Amphitheater Foundation
    Long's Park Amphitheater Foundation
    **NOTES** 2020 Summer Music Series has been cancelled due to the pandemic. Promotes cultural and civic uses of Long's Park. Sponsors the Summer Entertainment Series and the Labor Day Long's Park Art Festival. Provides central management of the Amphitheater. Month/Year of next election: October Month of officer change: November
    313 W Liberty St
    Suite 235
    Lancaster, PA 17603
    Eligibility: No limitations
    Hours: Office: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
    Concerts at amphitheater every Sunday, 7:30pm (June-August)
    Art Festival, Labor Day weekend
    Love In the Name of Christ Lancaster County
    Love INC
    A ministry that connects churches with the needs of the community. Some examples of the volunteer services provided are personal care, friendly visits, transportation, homemaking assistance, home maintenance, budget guidance, respite care, and tutoring/mentoring. Financial aid not available. Administers the Homes of Hope Transitional Housing Program in Lancaster County.
    1925 Wheatland Avenue
    Lancaster, PA 17603
    Eligibility: Open to the public
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:00pm
    Love Inc of Greater Hershey
    Clearinghouse
    Volunteers from neighborhood churches helpling individuals and families in need. Providing diverse supplemental services including but not limited to: Transportation to medical appointments, Shopping for groceries, Delivering a hot meal.
    245 East Derry Road
    Hershey, PA 17033
    Eligibility: People who live or worship in Hershey, Hummelstown and the Dauphin county portion of Elizabethtown area ( zip codes: 17033, 17036 & 17022)
    Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, 9:00am to 1:00pm
    LUMINA
    LUMINA
    Programs include: - Free Kids Night children K thru 6th Mondays weekly Sept thru May. Crafts, Christian character, peace training, games, food - Free Day Camp - children K thru 6th one week in July. Art, food, songs, Bible stories, games, field trip. - Professional Clothing Bank - free gently used clothing suitable for interviews, work. Please bring photo ID. -Pearl Street UM Church Children's School Uniform Clothing Bank, call 717-299-3850. Lancaster City schools only. - Free Adult Cooking/Nutrition Education (SuperCupboard) in partnership with Penn State Extension. - Bright Chefs- Free Cooking/Nutrition Education Program for children and youth.
    20 East Clay Street
    Lancaster, PA 17602
    Eligibility: Call for information, varies per program
    Hours: Clothing Bank open Tuesdays, 11:00am to 1:00pm and Thursdays, 1:00pm to 3pm, Second Saturdays, 10:00am to 12:00pm. Kids Night 6:30pm to 7:45pm. Mondays September through May. Other services by appointment.
    Lutheran SeniorLife
    Lutheran SeniorLife VNA Western Pennsylvania
    VNA provides home health services, hospice care, palliative care, telehealth visits, personal care assistance, private duty, VNA Community Resource Center, and independence devices such as personal emergency response systems and medication dispensers.
    154 Hindman Road
    Butler, PA 16001
    Eligibility: VNA sees patients of all ages. Most services are covered by personal health insurance. Have your insurance card available to check for coverage.
    Hours: Monday through Sunday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Make-A-Wish Foundation
    Make-A-Wish Foundation, Greater Pennsylvania & West Virginia
    Mission: Together, we create life-changing wishes for children with critical illnesses.
    2951 Whiteford Road
    Suite 304
    York, PA 17402
    Eligibility: Age requirement (ages 2 ½ up through age 17) and child's doctor must qualify child for services.
    Hours: Monday through Thursday, 9:00am to 5:00pm and Friday, 9:00am to 3:00pm
    Make-A-Wish Foundation
    Make-A-Wish Foundation, Philadelphia & Susquehanna Valley - Lancaster Office
    How Wishes are Granted: 1.) Wish Referral : The child's parent(s) or legal guardian(s) should make a referral by phoning (717) 295-6684 2.) A child's medical eligibility is determined with the help of their treating physician. The child's treating physician makes the final determination of whether the child is medically eligible and able to participate in the wish. 3.) A volunteer wish team is assigned to coordinate the wish-granting process. Usually, wishes are limited only by a child's imagination. Once a chapter approves the child's wish, the wish team sets out to make it come true. Volunteer opportunities available
    1054 New Holland Avenue
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    Eligibility: Any child over 2 and a half or under age 18 with a life-threatening condition may be eligible for a wish. The child cannot have received a prior wish from a wish-granting organization.
    Meals On Wheels Erie
    Meals On Wheels Erie - Grocery Shopping and Delivery Program
    Take grocery orders, assign a volunteer to shop and deliver orders to consumers' homes. Consumers pay for their own groceries and a small Service Fee upon delivery.
    4408 Peach Street
    Suite 102
    Erie, PA 16509
    Eligibility: Seniors over 60 and Under 60 Persons With Disabilities.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Mental Health America of Lancaster County
    MHA - Gifts of Joy
    Holiday gift project in which volunteers donate gifts to individuals in local hospital mental health units, as well as those without support systems living in the community. Gift wishes are gathered and distributed to individuals and organizations wishing to provide a holiday gift to someone who likely would not otherwise receive one.
    245 Butler Avenue
    Suite 204
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    Eligibility: Anyone, or any organization, wanting to donate holiday gifts. Gift recipients are by referral only.
    Hours: Call for information
    Mental Health America of Lancaster County
    Compeer Lancaster
    **NOTES** Click here for Coronavirus Information Matches volunteers in one-to-one relationships with adults who are recovering from mental illness. Their friendship provides structured opportunities for socialization which decreases loneliness and increases well being and confidence in the clients. Some opportunities include meeting for coffee, visiting local museums, going out to eat and taking walks together. Volunteers commit to four hour a month for one year. Other volunteer opportunities include making a 15 minute phone call each week to an individual waiting for one-to-one friend. Free training and ongoing support is provided. Within the same program, CompeerCORPS Vet2Vet matches military veterans with a veteran volunteer. Volunteer opportunities available. See Caring Connections to volunteer or refer someone to exchange phone calls to combat social isolation.
    245 Butler Avenue
    Suite 204
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    Eligibility: Adults who are recovering from mental illness; Must have a referral from a mental health provider. Volunteers can be anyone interested in providing a friendship - contact mha@mhalancaster.org or call to learn more about Compeer and to volunteer or refer someone for the Caring Connections program.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Mental Health America of Lancaster County
    MHA - Mental Health Advocacy, Education and Support
    **NOTES** Hours are Monday through Friday 9:00am to 4:00pm at 717-397-7461. Most services and program are free of charge. Click here for Coronavirus Information Provides information and support concerning mental and emotional illnesses, primarily at no cost. This includes guidance to mental health services, education, family and individual advocacy; as well as referrals to local psychiatrists, psychologists, counselors, and therapists. Offers advocacy and PEER support for individuals with a mental illness- including this support for family members. No diagnosis required- we can help you obtain one. Presentations and education offered for schools, clubs, employers, businesses and community groups on anything related to mental health. Makes referrals for anger management and community support groups. Free Mental Health Support Groups. Leads the Lancaster County Suicide Prevention Coalition. Ask about the financial assistance programs currently available through MHA and its' partners, as well as programs for working/non-working residents who don't have access to employer assistance plans.
    245 Butler Avenue
    Suite 204
    Lancaster, PA 17601
    Eligibility: Any individuals or families who are residents of Lancaster County who need help with mental health or illness. No diagnosis required. Any business, school and organization can contact MHA for anything mental health related.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm
    Mental Health Association of NWPA
    Mental Health Association of NWPA - Erie Main Facility - Program/Volunteer Coordination
    Volunteer opportunities for mental health consumers and other interested adults. The number of hours is flexible and the candidate's interests, talents and preferences are considered in assigning duties.
    1101 Peach Street
    Erie, PA 16501
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Mercy Center for Women
    Mercy Center for Women - Volunteer Opportunities
    Generous individuals can choose to help in the following capacities: Receptionist, Prepare bulk mailings, Organize a group fund-raiser , Childcare , College intern or occupational therapist , Provide building and grounds maintenance , Serve on the Board of Directors, Educational speaker , Student doing work study or service learning.
    1039 East 27th Street
    Erie, PA 16504
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:30pm
    Mifflin-Juniata Regional Services Corporation
    Mifflin-Juniata Regional Services Corporation - Volunteer Recruitment/Placement
    Recruits and places volunteers for various services within the organization
    249 West Third Street
    Lewistown, PA 17044
    Eligibility: Call for information
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:00pm
    Mission Central
    Mission Central - Donation and Volunteer Opportunities
    Receive household goods for distribution. Receive used computer equipment for distribution locally, nationally and globally.
    5 Pleasant View Drive
    Mechanicsburg , PA 17050
    Eligibility: Must be referred by an agency to receive
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 4:00pm; Saturday, 9:00am to 1:30pm
    National & Communities Service Hotline
    National & Communities Services Hotline
    Volunteer Opportunities
    250 East Street SW
    Washington, DC 20024
    New Digs Ministry, Inc.
    New Digs Ministry, Inc. - Volunteer Opportunities
    Volunteer Opportunities
    5 Pleasant View Drive
    Mechanicsburg , PA 17055
    Hours: Call for information
    New Life Community Church
    LifeCycle
    Providing bicycle transportation to those in need. Our Earn-a-Bicycle Program requires an approved application and two hours of community service in order to qualify for this resource.
    64 East North Street
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Hours: Tuesday and Wednesday, 10:00am to 2:00pm
    New Life Presbyterian Church
    New Life Thrift Shop
    New Life Thrift Shop is a mercy ministry of New Life Church. Our goal is to sell quality donated items at affordable prices and to reach out to our community, not just with words but with actions. We use proceeds from the store to support outreach ministries and to care for those who have trouble caring for themselves; for example, widows, orphans, the homeless, and the poor. Visit the Thrift Shop at 800 N. Easton Road, Glenside, PA. You can also support the thrift shop by donating quality items or by volunteering to help sort, clean, and distribute donations. To volunteer or learn more, contact Dave Channing, Executive Director, at staff@newlifethriftshop.org or 215-886-8619. Or visit the New Life Thrift Shop website: http://www.newlifethriftshop.org
    467 North Easton Road
    Glenside, PA 19038
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 7:00pm Saturdays, 9:00am to 6:00pm.
    New Person Ministries
    Purpose Prison Ministry
    A letter writing ministry to prisoners which currently writes to more than 200 inmates on a regular basis. The ministry team also responds to individual letters and sends birthday and Christmas cards. The goal is to mentor and disciple to incarcerated men in order to provide the men with a path to build a strong scriptural and spiritual foundation for their lives in Jesus Christ. The goal is to help the incarcerated become stronger in prison and to be better prepared to face the world when and if they are released into the community.
    PO Box 223
    Reading, PA 19607
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    New Roots
    Al-Anon Group Fridays 3pm in person
    Call for current group listing or check facebook for current group listings.
    121 Water Street
    Wilkes Barre, PA 18702
    Hours: M-F: 9 am - 7 pm
    New Roots
    Al-Anon Group Fridays 3pm in person
    Call for current group listing or check facebook for current group listings.
    81 South Church Street
    Hazleton, PA 18201
    Hours: M-F: 9 am - 7 pm
    No Longer Bound
    Prevention & Training Services
    Provides community -based prevention education programs for youth after school.
    1230 Norton Avenue
    Bristol, PA 19007
    Hours: Please Call
    North Museum of Nature and Science
    North Museum of Nature and Science
    Regional museum that provides programs for children and adults and the display of collections in interpretive and interactive exhibits. - Educational Services: The North Museum is a nature and science museum, having a wide range of collections, displays and outreach programs. - The Museum features a new planetarium called the SciDome Theater, a Live Animal Room, a Nature Explorer Gallery with hands-on exhibits, a Dinosaur Gallery, a STEAM Art Gallery, and interactive exhibit areas. (Rates as of May 19, 2016) Museum Only: $9 Adults $8 Children (3-17) and Seniors (65+) Children 2 and under free SciDome Theater only: $7 Adults $6 Children (3-17) and Seniors (65+) Museum and SciDome Theater: $13 Adult $12 Children (3-17) and Seniors (65+)
    400 College Avenue
    Lancaster, PA 17603
    Eligibility: Open to the public
    Hours: Summer Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10:00am to 5:00pm; Sunday 12:00pm to 5:00pm
    Winter Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00am to 5:00pm; Sunday 12:00pm to 5:00pm; Closed most Mondays
    Visit website for holiday hours
    Nursing Mothers Advisory Council
    Nursing Mothers Advisory Council - Counselor Training
    Counselor Training Class: Join Us! Become a counseling volunteer and offer guidance and encouragement to other breastfeeding moms in the Philadelphia area. It does involve a fee. Please note that you must have breastfed for 6 months or more to become an NMAC counselor.
    P.O. Box 91
    Abington, PA 19001
    Operation Smile
    Operation Smile Student Youth Programs
    Changing children's lives doesn't begin and end with medical volunteers. The compassion, energy and selfless service of students are also making an impact on the world, one smile at a time. More than 600 Operation Smile Student Clubs around the globe build awareness, raise funds and educate students about our core values of commitment, leadership and volunteerism. When students help children in need, they learn firsthand how they can make an impact on the world and help heal humanity.
    6435 Tidewater Drive
    Norfolk, VA 22350
    Operation Smile
    Operation Smile Education for Teachers
    Education and training for teachers: Operation Smile seeks to change the lives of children. This includes our patients and our youth supporters. Teachers are instrumental to this process, and through Operation Smile, have access to various resources that can help educate students in their community and around the world. In order to educate children through service opportunities, Operation Smile is continuously developing new educational curricula for teachers to implement in the classroom. Through student-centered, interdisciplinary, interactive and authentic lessons, that include National Standards of Learning, teachers can facilitate lessons that will help cultivate generations of giving, altruistic and motivated people. Educators can also become advisors to students who want to form Operation Smile Student Associations. In collaboration with the Operation Smile Student Programs department, educators can help instill values of commitment, leadership and volunteerism in their students. Advisors can attend leadership conferences with their students, and also have the opportunity to apply to become student sponsors on international medical missions.
    6435 Tidewater Drive
    Norfolk, VA 22350
    Palmyra a Caring Community
    The Caring Cupboard
    **NOTES** Click here for Coronavirus Information Drive through food distribution only Wednesdays from 3:00pm to 7:00pm. Volunteer opportunties available. Provides supplemental food to families who meet income eligibility in the Palmyra and Annville-Cleona School Districts.
    131 North Railroad Street
    Palmyra, PA 17078
    Eligibility: Lebanon County residents who have address in the Annville-Cleona and Palmyra school districts whose income is at or below 225% of the poverty guideline for household (all people living in home.)
    Hours: Monday, 10:00am to 12:00pm
    Wednesday, 10:00am to 12:00pm and 5:30pm to 7:00pm
    Friday, 10:00am to 12:00pm
    Saturday, 10:00am to 12:00pm
    Paws Along the River
    Paws Along the River Humane Society
    Dedicated to the care of the stray and unwanted pets in Warren County. Services include: Dog licenses, lost and found pets, trap rentals, dog obedience class, volunteer opportunities, pet cremation services, and adoption.
    212 Elm Street
    Warren, PA 16365
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Monday, Thursday, Friday, 12:30pm to 4:30pm; Saturday, 12:00pm to 3:00pm; Tuesday by Appt. Only, 12:30pm to 4:30pm
    Peace Corps Headquarters
    Peace Corps
    Provides general information on the Peace Corps and how to become a volunteer and referral to nearest regional office in New York.
    1111 20th Street NW
    Washington, DC 20526
    Eligibility: Anyone 18 years of age or older and must be a USA citizen.
    Peace Corps Headquarters
    Peace Corps - New York Office
    Peace Corps volunteers apply their knowledge and skills in response to specific requests from 76 countries throughout the world. Serving 27 months or longer, volunteers work in a variety of fields at the community level: - Small business and cooperative development - Agriculture - Forestry and environment - Education - Community Development
    201 Varick Street
    Suite 1025
    New York, NY 10014
    Eligibility: Most require a bachelor's degree; may require 3 to 5 years work experience in addition to, or instead of, a BA/BS; Must be a US citizen and over 18 years of age
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Penn State Cooperative Extension - South Central
    Volunteers
    Volunteers from the community are trained to help the riders while they are on horseback, and some go on to be-come certified instructors. Volunteers provide training and care for the horses and help the riders learn to care for their horses before and after they ride. The Franklin County Therapeutic Riding Program is always in need of more volunteers. Volunteers need no experience. All potential volunteers must complete PA and Penn State background clearances. Please call 263-0443 or 263-9226 to volunteer.
    181 Franklin Farm Lane
    Chambersburg, PA 17202
    Eligibility: No experience needed to volunteer.
    Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    Penn State Cooperative Extension - South Central
    Franklin County Master Gardener
    Through their local outreach, Penn State Master Gardeners educate both youth and adults in communities throughout Pennsylvania. The Penn State University Master Gardener program was established to assist Cooperative Extension in reaching the consumer horticulture audience. Master Gardeners are volunteers trained by the Penn State Extension. Once they complete their training, Master Gardeners help Extension better serve the home gardening public by answering questions, speaking to groups, working with 4-H gardening projects, maintaining demonstration gardens, teaching plant sciences and horticulture, writing gardening articles, and many other ways. Master Gardeners are willing and able to educate individuals and groups on topics such as vegetable and flower gardening, plant selection, composting and soil health, controlling pests safely, pollinator gardening, pruning, and more.
    181 Franklin Farm Lane
    Chambersburg, PA 17202
    Eligibility: Youth and adults in communities throughout Pennsylvania.
    Hours: Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    Penn State Cooperative Extension-Bedford County
    Penn State Cooperative Extension-Bedford County Volunteer Opportunities
    The Penn State Cooperative Extension of Bedford County is always in need of volunteers to bring programs and services to the community.
    120 West John Street
    Suite #2
    Bedford , Pe 15522
    Hours: Monday through Friday 8:30-4:30
    Penn State REACH
    Penn State Reach - Food Access, Physical Activity, and Diabetes Management and Prevention

    **NOTES** Volunteer Opportunity for teleassistance to answer non-medical or health related questions related to the Coronavirus. Email mbermudez2@pennstatehealth.psu.edu Help those of the Hispanic and Latino community find access to food, physical activity and Diabetes Management and Prevention.
    90 Hope Drive
    Penn State College of Medicine
    Hershey, PA 17033
    Eligibility: Anyone
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs, State Veterans Home System, Southeastern Ve
    The Southeastern Veterans Center is currently recruiting volunteers to serve the needs of the veterans in the center. Volunteers show our residents that someone still cares about them and they are regarded as real friends who prove that the residents are not alone. Here are some of the ways you can help: - Assisting with Center activities - Assisting on field trips - Visiting with residents - Escorting wheelchair-bound residents - Distributing mail - Assisting residents at mealtime - Providing musical entertainment
    One Veterans Drive
    Spring City, PA 19475
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs
    Pennsylvania Department of Military and Veteran Affairs, State Veterans Home System, Southeastern Ve
    One Veterans Drive
    Spring City, PA 19475
    Pet Pantry of Lancaster County
    Pet Pantry of Lancaster County - Volunteer Opportunities
    The Pet Pantry of Lancaster County is a volunteer based organization that is always looking for help.  Volunteers are needed to package and distribute food, assist with fundraising, pick-up donations and much more.
    26 Millersville Road
    Lancaster , PA 17603
    Eligibility: Individuals that would like to volunteer with the Pet Pantry and have completed an application
    Hours: No set hours, call for information
    R.E.C. (Regional Engagement Center)
    R.E.C. - Mentoring Program
    *Program Temperarily inactive. In conjunction with Susquehanna University students and community members youth mentees will be matched with an appropriate mentor. This match will be based on the completion of a survey and participant information. Commitment requires an hour and a half meeting each week between 3:00 pm and 6:00 pm.
    429 Eighth Street
    Selinsgrove, PA 17870
    Retired & Senior Volunteer Program of the Capital Region Inc
    Tapping Senior Power
    Volunteers receive similar services as would be found at an employment service. Potential volunteers are interviewed to find the best matches for placement in 125 agencies and senior residences. Volunteers are insured for liability and excess auto and accident. Annual recognition event. Certain positions offer training and leadership opportunities.
    50 Utley Drive
    Suite 500
    Camp Hill, PA 17011
    Eligibility: Volunteers of any age are accepted. Seniors (55+) are a specialty
    Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie
    Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie - Saint Mark Catholic Center - Office of Diocesan and International M
    Provides opportunities for volunteering at our diocesan mission, becoming involved in mission programs, such as sponsorship and building mission awareness for both children and adults. Our programs include Mission of Friendship (Erie Diocesan mission outreach program in the Archdiocese of Yucatan, Mexico), Pontifical Mission Societies and Mission Education.
    429 East Grandview Boulevard
    Erie, PA 16504
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie
    Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie - Saint Mark Catholic Center - Victorious Missionaries
    Helps people with physical disabilities to serve their community with monthly meetings, social activities and once a year meal at a local shelter.
    429 East Grandview Boulevard
    Erie, PA 16504
    Hours: First Saturday of the month, March through December, 11:15am to 1:15pm
    RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) of Lebanon County
    RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer Program) of Lebanon County
    Recruits and places senior (55+) volunteers throughout Lebanon County, with non-profits, schools, agencies and community service organizations.
    243 Schneider Drive
    Lebanon, PA 17046
    Eligibility: Individuals over 55 looking for volunteer opportunities
    Hours: Monday through Friday 9:00am to 4:30pm
    RSVP of Schuylkill County
    RSVP of Schuylkill County
    Recruits volunteers age 55 and older to help with a variety of needs in the county serving through schools, day care centers, hospitals, environmental and other nonprofit and public organizations to help meet critical community needs.
    110 East Laurel Boulevard
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    Eligibility: Volunteers age 55 and older
    S.P.C.A., Society For Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals
    S.P.C.A., Society For Prevention Of Cruelty To Animals (SPCA)

    NOTE: as of April 1, 2020 Due to covid-19 directives, this agency is open to the public by APPOINTMENT ONLY. Please, click here for the most up to date information. OR cut and paste web site in your browser: https://www.ycspca.org
  • Community service organization providing temporary shelter and care for stray and unwanted animals
    • Adoption and placement service
    • Safe pet program - provide or arrange for "temporary foster care" for pets of families displaced by catastrophe or domestic violence. Families must be referred by an agency such as American Red Cross, Access York or Hanover Safe Home program.
    • Humane education program for schools and civic organizations
    • Neuter/spay assistance for pets of families on limited incomes
    • Information on animal care and handling Investigation and prosecution of cruelty and neglect complaints.
    • Chow for our pals progrm provides emergency pet food assistance to low income families.
    • S.P.C.A. Youth Group - opportunities for youth ages 13-17 to volunteer by cleaning windows, planting flowers, cleaning and picking up trash.
    • Volunteers also make bandanas for the dogs and cats and dog toys.
  • 3159 Susquehanna Trail North
    York, PA 17402
    Eligibility: Varies for each program
    Hours:
  • Tuesday and Thursday 10:00am to 7:00pm
    • Wednesday, Friday and Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm
    • CLOSED Sunday and Monday
  • Safe Harbour, Inc
    Volunteer Opportunities
    Volunteer Opportunities
    102 West High Street
    Carlisle, PA 17013
    Eligibility: As required by Pennsylvania law, all volunteers who have direct or indirect contact with children are required to have child abuse and criminal background clearances. These clearances include PA State Police, Childline / PA Child Abuse, and FBI. Up-to-date clearances completed by an employer or another organization may be accepted.
    Hours: 24/7
    Saint Peter Cathedral
    Saint Peter Cathedral - Food Pantry
    Provides groceries on two TUESDAY afternoons a month. Volunteers are needed on Tuesday afternoons to pick up food from the Food Bank around 1:00PM and to assist client shoppers on TUESDAY afternoons in accordance with the established schedule.
    230 West 10th Street
    Erie, PA 16501
    Eligibility: Persons living in the Cathedral neighborhood as defined by the local Second Harvest Food Bank.
    Hours: 2nd and last Tuesdays of every month, 2:25pm to 4:10pm (last client admitted at 4:00pm)
    Salvation Army - Bradford Worship and Service Center
    Salvation Army - Bradford Worship and Service Center
    Emergency Direct Assistance for financially struggling individuals and families in crisis seeking assistance for such things as food, clothing, shelter, household utility expenses and similar miscellaneous living needs. Referrals made for assistance not offered at facility. May also offer seasonal assistance, such as Back-to-School and Project Bundle-Up where funds are available. Call for holiday programs (toys and food).
    111 Jackson Avenue
    Bradford, PA 16701
    Hours: Sunday, Worship Services, 9:45am to 12:30pm Monday through Thursday, 10:00am to 3:00pm
    Salvation Army - Punxsutawney Worship and Service Center
    Salvation Army - Punxsutawney Worship and Service Center
    Emergency services, emergency food bag, clothing, applications for utility assistance, after school, children's school supplies, food bag
    229 West Mahoning Street
    Punxsutawney, PA 15767
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Monday through Thursday , 9:00am to 12:00pm , 1:00pm to 3:00pm Closed for federal holidays, all closings posted
    Salvation Army - Reading
    Salvation Army Reading - Modelo One-To-One Mentoring
    Pairs adults in one-on-one mentoring relationship with our upper-elementary and middle school students to encourage higher-education, foster long term relationships, and develop self-confidence in the students.
    301 South Fifth Street
    Reading, PA 19602
    Eligibility: Open to adults looking to mentor
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm
    Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps
    Salvation Army Harrisburg Citadel Corps - League of Mercy
    Seasonal friendly visitation at area nursing homes and senior citizen high rises. Volunteers always needed and welcomed. Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age.
    506 South 29th Street
    Harrisburg , PA 17104
    Eligibility: Anyone
    Hours: Call for information
    Salvation Army Pottsville Corps
    Salvation Army Pottsville Corps Bell Ringers at the Kettles
    Kettles, mail appeals, and special events are how the Corps raise funds to meet the needs of people throughout the year. The money collected stays in the area and is used for all programs. VOLUNTEER to have your group ring bells during the Kettle Campaign. VOLUNTEER to have your family ring bells on a "family Saturday: VOLUNTEER at one of our kettle locations if you don not have a group. DATES TO REMEMBER - Kettle fund drive begins November 18, 2016 and ends December 24, 2016 everyday except Thanksgiving and Sundays. December 10th is Family Bell Ringing day.
    400 Sanderson Street
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    Hours: Monday through Saturday, 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
    Salvation Army, Upper Bucks Service Unit
    Emergency Needs
    Provides emergency financial assistance to families and individuals with essential needs. Provides Christmas help, summer camp, and transit assistance lodging. Serves Doylestown and north (Lower Bucks serviced by Lower Bucks Salvation Army)
    PO Box 955
    560 S. Main Street
    Quakertown, PA 18951
    Hours: Call
    Salvation Army, York County
    Salvation Army, York, Red Kettle Community Engagement
    The Red Kettle Campaign is a wonderful way to help the Salvation Army do the most good in a community we all value. There are multiple volunteer opportunities throughout the Red Kettle season. We welcome whatever help you are able to offer. Employment opportunities are also available: Hiring bell ringers for the 2019 Bell Ringer Donation Season. Apply in person Monday, Oct 28th - must bring 2 forms of ID
    50 East King Street
    York, PA 17401
    Eligibility: Open to those who wish to serve our community and support the work of the Salvation Army, York
    Hours: Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm
    Schuylkill Keep It Pretty
    Schuylkill Keep It Pretty, Cleanup
    Volunteers needed to clean up trash along Pa. State Highways or local roads. Spring 2016 Cleanup scheduled for April 21 thru April 24 from 9:00am to 12:00pm. All needed supplies must be picked up prior to April 14th. Locations to pick up supplies are in Pottsville, Pine Grove, Schuylkill Haven, Tamaqua, Shenandoah, Orwigsburg, Mahanoy City, Ashland. If pickup is being done on a local road, the bags must be taken to a state highway for pickup. Please call 570-628-3758 for more details.
    91 South Progress Avenue
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    Senior Adult Activities Center of Montgomery County (MONTCO SAAC)
    Senior Adult Activities Center of Montgomery County (MONTCO SAAC) - Meals on Wheels - Norristown
    This service provides one hot, and one cold meal, Monday through Friday, to home bound seniors 60 years of age, or older, who live alone or with a disabled family member.
    536 George Street
    Norristown, PA 19401
    Eligibility: Older adults 60 and older homebound with difficulty preparing meals.
    ServErie
    ServErie - Neighborhood Renewal
    Provides community renewal program in the community through acts and services. Partners with all the organization within and surrounding a certain area to connect those residents to the resources they need or would otherwise not have access to. Assists with exterior code compliance issues, service projects for residents, connect those residents with agencies for emergency needs.
    231 Parade Street
    Erie, PA 16507
    Eligibility: Must live in the area 6th - 12th and Holland to Wayne Streets in Erie, PA. Funding limited.
    Hours: Call for more information.
    ServErie
    ServErie - Volunteer Opportunities
    For individuals wanting to volunteer in the NW Region during this Pandemic. Also for agencies seeking volunteers.
    231 Parade Street
    Erie, PA 16507
    Sexual Assault Resource and Counseling Center of Schuylkill County
    Sexual Assault Resource and Counseling Center of Schuylkill County
    **NOTES** Reduced office hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm. Providing counseling appointments by phone and video counseling. Hotline also remains open. Volunteer Opportunity: Drop-in Center remote training opportunites. Email knordhoff@sarcclebanon.org. Sexual Assault Resource and Counseling Center that provides: - 24 hour hotline - 24 hour medical and legal accompaniment - individual counseling for survivors and their loved ones - Support group - Prevention and education programs - Resource Material
    17 Westwood Center
    Pottsville, PA 17901
    Eligibility: Open to anyone
    Hours: Monday through Sunday, 24 hours
    Sexual Assault Resource and Counseling Center of Lebanon
    Sexual Assault Resource and Counseling Center of Lebanon County
    **NOTES** Reduced office hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm. Providing counseling appointments by phone and video counseling. Hotline also remains open. Volunteer Opportunity: Drop-in Center remote training opportunites. Email knordhoff@sarcclebanon.org. Provides counseling and advocacy for survivors of sexual violence and their significant others, also provides education on all issues related to sexual violence. Hotline available 24/7
    615 Cumberland Street
    Lebanon, PA 17042
    Eligibility: All Lebanon County residents
    Hours: Office hours Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    services provided 24/7 as needed
    Sierra Club of Pennsylvania
    Sierra Club PA Chapter
    Lobbying about environmental protection issues; newsletter; public education on the current issue of environmental concern; background material available on the political process and involvement; need occasional volunteers for general office work.
    P.O. Box 663
    Harrisburg, PA 17108
    Eligibility: Anyone willing to volunteer their time
    Hours: Call for information
    Sisters of Saint Joseph (SSJ) Neighborhood Network
    Sisters of Saint Joseph (SSJ) Neighborhood Network
    Provides opportunities for personal growth and neighborhood revitalization. Some of the offerings include individualized and small group programming for youth and adults, Pedal Mettle earn-a-bike program, help with diapers, a weekly soup kitchen, crime reduction efforts, neighborhood watch, referrals, housing improvement programs, community gardens, farmers market, mural art, streetscape improvements.
    425 West 18th Street
    Erie, PA 16502
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm. Soup Kitchen: Monday, 5:00pm All other programs, call to inquire
    Sleep in Heavenly Peace
    Sleep in Heavenly Peace - Luzerne County - Volunteer Opportunities
    Accepts volunteers to assist in agency mission to build beds free of charge for children/families in Luzerne County. Volunteer assistance needed for building beds, fundraising, and making deliveries.
    Songs of Love Foundation
    Songs of Love Foundation
    Nonprofit organization that composes and records personalized one-of-a-kind songs for terminally and chronically ill children. Works with over 150 hospitals, health care institutions, and individual families to provide "the medicine of music" to children throughout the US. Funded by individual and corporate donations. Cooperating donors may join in singing on the recordings. Singers, songwriters, instrumentalists, and school groups who wish to volunteer their time and talents are welcomed.
    PO Box 750809
    Forest Hills, NY 11375
    South of South Neighborhood Association
    South of South Neighborhood Association
    Provides OHCD (Office of Housing and Community Development) approved housing counseling.
    1901 Washington Avenue
    Unit B
    Philadelphia, PA 19146
    Spectra Support Services, LLC
    Spectra Support Services, LLC - Employment Program
    We offer an array of services that support career readiness. We will work with a family to understand and maximize the opportunities for supports through the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation and other private and publicly funded local career readiness programs. We also set up volunteer opportunities with volunteer coaches, which is often the most effective first step. We offer private job finding and job coaching as well as providing those services through waiver programs once OVR supports have been exhausted. NOTE: We are not currently an OVR provider.
    390 Reed Road
    Fl 1
    Broomall, PA 19008
    SpiriTrust Lutheran
    SpiriTrust Lutheran® Senior Companion Program
    In-home Services to Help Older Adults Remain in their Own Home and Connected to their Community. Through the Senior Companion Program the lives of volunteer companions and individuals in York County who are home bound and need limited assistance to live independently are mutually enriched. The program is designed for financially qualified individuals aged 55 or older with access to transportation who want to augment their income while helping others 15 hours per week. Volunteers receive a tax free stipend, mileage reimbursement and vacation and sick leave. In addition, they receive 40 hours of paid orientation and training, plus monthly in-service trainings to enhance the volunteer experience.
    750 Kelly Drive
    York, PA 17404
    Eligibility: Volunteers must be 55+, meet income guidelines and volunteer up to 20 hours per week
    Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30am to 3:30pm
    St. Patrick's Church - Franklin
    St. Patrick's Church - Elementary School - Food Pantry
    Provides a food pantry for individuals in need. Open for drive-thru during COVID-19. People who are in emergency need of food should call 432-7867 and leave their name and phone number. Keeping food delivery for emergency calls. Volunteer activities inlcude unloading delivery truck and putting food into pantry, bagging groceries, Distributing food to clients.
    952 Buffalo Street
    Franklin, PA 16323
    Eligibility: Must bring ID. Proof of residence. Household income (income of each household member) .
    Hours: First Saturday after the second Thursday of each month, 9:00am to 10:30am
    Stepping Stones for Life
    Stepping Stones for Life Volunteer Opportunities
    Offers a wide variety of volunteer opportunities.
    341 Black Snake Road
    Dysart, PA 16636
    Hours: 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM, by appointment
    Suits to Careers, Inc.
    Dress for Success South Central PA is a volunteer-driven organization and depends on the support of the community to deliver our programs and services to women who are making an effort to change their lives and become self-sufficient and economically independent. All volunteers must complete a questionnaire so that the volunteer program coordinator can best match volunteers' interests with Dress for Success' needs. All volunteers go through an orientation process that includes an overview of the organization and training, when appropriate (i.e. when suiting clients).
    29 South 10th Street
    Harrisburg, PA 17101
    Swatara Church of God
    Food collection program
    monthly collection of food to donate to the Central PA food bank
    811 Keckler Road
    Harrisburg, PA 17111
    Hours: Call for more information
    The Nehemiah Project, Inc.
    The Nehemiah Project, Inc. Father's House Volunteer Opportunities
    Volunteer opportunities available to assist with programs at The Father's House.
    1520 Eleventh Street
    Altoona, PA 16601
    Hours: 9:00AM-3:00PM
    The Nehemiah Project, Inc.
    The Nehemiah Project, Inc. The Wall After School Program Volunteer Opportunities
    Volunteer opportunites to assist with The Wall After School Program.
    1520 Eleventh Street
    Altoona, PA 16601
    Hours: 3:00PM-5:00PM
    The Nehemiah Project, Inc.
    The Nehemiah Project, Inc. The Wall Reading Program Volunteer Opportunities
    Volunteer opportunitie to assist with the summer reading program at The Wall.
    1520 Eleventh Street
    Altoona, PA 16601
    Hours: 8:30AM-1:00PM
    The Pointe
    The Pointe - Center Town Cafe' - Free Lunch
    Free lunch and volunteer oppurtunities.
    250 Elm Street
    Oil City, PA 16301
    Eligibility: Call for more information.
    Hours: Providing Take out only currently. Tuesday and Thursday, 11:30am to 1:00pm
    The Salvation Army, Chambersburg
    Thrift Store
    Open Monday - Saturday, hours of 10:00 - 3:45. Salvation Army Thrift Store provides affordable clothing for those in the area. Donations are also accepted Monday - Saturday. Volunteer/Community service opportunities available in the soup kitchen and thrift store. Must fill out application at pendel.salvationarmy.orgor come to the church office for an application M-F 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM.
    169 Lincoln Way West
    Chambersburg, Pe 17201
    Eligibility: Open to the General Public
    Hours: Monday - Saturday, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    Tom Ridge Environmental Center
    Tom Ridge Environmental Center - TREC Garden
    Built as an outdoor classroom and public garden, provides habitat for species of birds, mammals, insects and native plants.
    301 Peninsula Drive
    Suite 1
    Erie, PA 16505
    Hours: TREC General Hours: Daily, 9:00am to 5:00pm
    Twilight Wish Foundation
    Individual Wish Fulfillments
    Grants wishes to seniors 65 and older, who earn less than 200% of poverty level and cannot make their own wishes come true.
    PO Box 1042
    Doylestown, PA 18901
    United Churches of Lycoming County
    United Churches Food Pantry - Food Donations
    Pantry provides emergency food to assist households who are food insecure stretch their family food budget. DONATIONS of the following food items are appreciated: Cereal and Oatmeal (especially the individual packs), Canned Fruits, Mac & Cheese (especially microwaveable for kids), Applesauce, Hamburger / Chicken / Tuna Helper, Tuna and other canned meats, Beef Stew, Ramen Noodles, Noodles and Pasta, Canned Vegetables, Snacks, Drinks and Other Goods: Pickles and Olives, Healthy Snacks, Pancake Mix and Syrup, Boxed Milk, Vegetable Oil, Desert Mixes, Tea / Coffee / Cocoa, Peanut butter and Jelly (especially grape) , Juices (16 oz/less), Jello and Pudding, Condiments - Ketchup - Mustard Relish -Mayonnaise. VOLUNTEERS NEEDED: Volunteers are needed to stock shelves, unload deliveries, and most importantly to help each family find the foods that will best help them this month. We have volunteers who work once a week, others work once a month, and some are on call to substitute when someone is ill or away. Call the pantry 570-322-1657, and talk to Food Pantry Coordinator to volunteer. SPECIAL COLLECTIONS Special Collections at a holiday time, Christmas - Thanksgiving - Easter, to allow us to give a special basket of food to clients! Call in and talk to Food Pantry Coordination to plan such an event together.
    Rear 320 Park Avenue
    Castellano Center
    Williamsport, PA 17701
    Hours: Food Pantry Hours Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:15 am - 2:30pm
    United Fund of Warren County
    United Fund of Warren County